BACK Label: Made in Italy “wellness wear” championing eco-friendly milk protein fabric

Life & Soul Magazine

Italian fashion label BACK Label is taking clothing back to its origins – 100% naturally sourced textiles sewn by tailors in Italy – while experimenting with next generation fabrics including milk protein textile.

The brand creates luxury “wellness wear” – think functional basics such as kaftans, scoop back dresses, ribbed pullovers for women, and shorts, drawstring pants and hoodies for men – under the categories of lounge wear, resort wear and athletic wear.

Milk protein fibre, which in fact has its roots in Italy, is one of BACK Label’s most unique fabrics – with its silky, soft cashmere wool-like feel it is also environmentally-friendly and sustainable.

Milk fibre derives from a milk protein known as casein. Milk fibre is a blend of casein protein and the chemical acrylonitrile, which is used to make acrylic. It’s made using a process that is similar to rayon/viscose, but because it’s a regenerated protein fibre and not…

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