Plastics are weaved in to every corner of the fashion world and are behind many of the latest trends, hottest styles and innovative clothing designs. Explore the world of plastics in fashion.

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Types of Fabric

Plastic Fabrics are Fashion Forward

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  • Fashion Recycled Plastic IOTW
    Plastic in Fashion Through the Decades Without plastics, many of today’s fashions wouldn’t be possible. Plastics help put the stretch in skinny jeans and socks, give dress clothes their shimmer and keep outerwear lightweight and water-resistant. See the Timeline
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    Plastic Clothing & Fashion Through the Decades Modern fabrics (mostly made with plastics) have helped make swimsuits more versatile, durable, and flattering, inspiring a number of iconic fashion trends along the way. See the Key Milestones
  • Rihanna Nail Art
    Plastic Nail Art Puts Fashion at Your Fingertips Face it, every girl loves salon perfect nails. Problem is those fancy manicures just don’t last very long. But that’s changing now that longer lasting, more durable nail art has hit the scene—thanks to plastics. Get Inspired By This Hot New Trend