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Levi’s and Outerknown Embrace Tencel x Refibra Lyocell for New Collection

Recycled cotton keeps getting cooler.

And TENCEL™ Lyocell with REFIBRA™ technology has made its way into a new collection by Levi’s Wellthread and Outerknown.

The line includes wardrobe staples like a lined trucker jacket, slim fit jeans, Western shirts and tees—each made to embrace greater sustainability.

On its website, Outerknown, says of one callout in the collection, the Type III Trucker Jacket, “We reimagined the classic Type III Trucker Jacket with a cotton/TENCEL™ x REFIBRA™ Denim blend. REFIBRA™ technology uses reclaimed cellulose from post-industrial cotton waste, which is then chemically converted into a strong, high quality fiber.”

Read more at Carved in Blue.

This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal branded fibers to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit