Types of Fabric

Plastic makes many types of fabric possible, from nylon and organza to faux leather and fur. Learn about these and others, and get the latest style tips and trends from fashion experts.

Faux Leather, Fur and Suede: Made Possible by Plastics

See the Benefits of These Plastic Alternatives
Faux Leather, Fur and Suede: Made Possible by Plastics
Polyester Fabric

Polyester Fabric: Not Just Your Father’s Leisure Suit

Read Professor Plastic’s Perspective
  • Nylons
    Nylon: Not Just for Stockings Today’s nylon is more than a fashion accessory. A new high-density nylon compound can be used for X-ray shielding. Learn More
  • Jetset with Plastics! Last-minute getaways call for plastics, as they are an easily transportable and lightweight option when packing. Here are great ideas that will fit perfectly in your luggage for a weekend of fun! Watch the Video