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Naveena Denim Ltd. and TENCEL™ Team on Moisture Managing Jeans

There are a lot of reasons to use TENCEL™ fibers in denim, but our recent project with Naveena Denim Limited (NDL) focused on a previously overlooked performance property: wicking.

TENCEL™ is twice as absorbent as cotton. For the Swift n’ Sway collection, NDL used matte TENCEL™ to create natural fiber-based fabrics with added moisture management.

Read more on 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 to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit