A woman holding a sustainable fashion message - in graphic house style

Sustainable fashion: what’s it made of?

From plastics to pineapples, sustainable clothing can be made of materials that are as varied as they are strange. So whether you’re a conscious consumer, or just dipping your toes into the world of eco-fashion, let’s take a look at the surprising substances making it into our wardrobes.

Question 1 out of 9:

This suit is made of a fabric called Tencel – but where does Tencel come from?

Blue tencel trouser suit
Question 2 out of 9:

Which kind of fruit leaves were used to make this bag?

Patterned clutch bag
Question 3 out of 9:

Which common plants were used to make this cloak?

Red and black striped cloak
Question 4 out of 9:

Which kind of fibres were used to create this kimono over 100 years ago?

Striped kimono
Question 5 out of 9:

What is this jacket made from?

Orange outdoor jacket
Skip this survey?
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]

I found out today 19%

I already knew about it 26%

Nope, it’s new to me 27%

Not really sure what that is 29%

Privacy notice
Question 6 out of 9:

This kimono is made of ramie, another type of plant fibre. What else is ramie used for?

Blue patterned kimono
Question 7 out of 9:

Which leaves were used to create this hat?

Hat made from brown leaves
Question 8 out of 9:

Which fruit pulp was used to make this skirt?

Shirt and skirt with black and white pattern
Question 9 out of 9:

Wow, that was a lot of plant fibres for one quiz. For the final challenge: which fibre was used to make this jacket?

White jacket decorated with plant fibres

Are you ready to get your results?

Customised blue and white adidas trainers, with comical stick on eyes, nose and teeth dancing back and forth. 

Promoting the Young V&A museum in Bethnal Green, London. A new museum for creativity. Now open, free for all.