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Banana textile

At MUSA we are B-A-N-A-N-A-S

 

The MUSA intimates undies are manufactured with banana textile, one of the strongest natural fabrics in the world.

 

The fabric has three exceptional areas: it breathes, cools and is naturally refreshing!

 

Besides embracing your intimate zones, this alternative textile is also sustainable. It is made from waste residues from the Musa banana plant, more specifically: the "pseudo trunk". This banana plant lives only once and starts to bloom around the age of nine months, three months later the fruits are ripe. The plant is cut down immediately after picking the fruit and the banana farmer is stuck with these remains.

The panties are made of banana textile, because who wouldn't want a banana between their legs?

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This has the effect that the remains of the banana plant are

dumped in great numbers as waste, which affects the environment, and its balance. At MUSA intimates, we see this waste as a useful raw material. By creating her undies out of these waste residues in India, MUSA will make a sustainable contribution to not only the fashion industry but the banana industry as well.

 

There are several ways to separate the fibers from the trunk and turn it into thread. At MUSA intimates, we prefer a mechanical method where the inner layers of the banana trunk are extracted until only the fibers remain. The raw fibers are then air-dried, twisted together with organic cotton (60 % banana fiber with 40 % organic cotton), and spin into yarns.

 

After this, MUSA receives the fabric and we produce our undies locally here in the Netherlands, with good working conditions and fair pay. Your undie will be made by women for women. MUSA intimates strive to create comfort for every woman working for us. This way we give you a comfortable buying experience.