KOBA Faux fur-the first bio-based faux fur
Created by ECOPEL, KOBA Faux fur integrates DuPont™ Sorona fibers to offer a soft, versatile, and long-lasting fur alternative for the global fashion industry.
As the apparel industry is increasingly pivoting away from the use of animal-based fur, this partnership will offer a versatile faux fur with attributes for markets such as the luxury fashion market.
KOBA faux fur is made with up to 100% Sorona® fibers, creating the first commercially available faux furs using bio-based ingredients. Using 100% Sorona® polymer homofilament fiber.
KOBA® 100% => 37% Plant-based
✓ 30% energy reduction
✓ 63% Greenhouse gas emission reduction**
KOBA® 70% => 25% Plant-based
✓ 20% energy reduction
✓ 42% Greenhouse gas emission reduction**
(** compared with polyester)
* The rest of the composition is polyester
** Compared with nylon 6