Manila Hemp is also called Manilla (Manila Paper, Manila Envelopes are native to the Philippines too as it’s made out of Abaca as well), which native name is Abaca.
Abaca fibers is widely known as Manilla or Manila Hemp is known to be the strongest fiber existing. It is made of Abaca leafheath which physically appears beneath the bark of banana tree.
The brownish, ivory white, light brownish dried peeling bark of the tree, which is caused by the warm, humid climate, and highly fertile volcanic soil.
Earlier Times Clothing in the Philippines
It is widely used in the Philippines during the earlier times. Ferdinand Magellan (Spanish Leader during Colonization Period) noted when they arrived to the Philippines in 1521, that “natives are wearing a common clothes made from weaved fibers of Abaca.
Natural and Organic Resources are abundant in the Philippines, and so we export products to meet other countries’ demand for organic products they use in manufacturing products like natural beauty products, organic clothing such as pineapple and bamboo clothing.
Abaca Fashion on the Runway!
Mother Earth is calling for help to save from Global Warming. All living beings are responsible to act and help mother earth to recover as we are all inhabitants of this planet. We were the ones who let this things happen. Now, that fashion is doing its part to act upon the calling, Manila Hemp is Now on The Organic Runway!!!