Toad&Co Fall 2015 Fabric Glossary

We develop many of our fabrics - to be sure they strike the right balance of comfort, sustainability and durability.

20D RCP Minirip – 100% Recycled Polyester

Lightweight 20-denier recycled polyester ripstop is wind proof with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Insulation is hyper-efficient for warmth, weight and quick-dry. Get max pack with the least bulk.

30D RCP Matte Minirip – 100% Recycled Polyester

Save it for a rainy day or wear it whenever, our 2.5-layer, 30-denier 100% recycled polyester ripstop is light and lovely and completely waterproof.

Airbrush – 100% organic cotton

This über–ventilating organic cotton weave makes heat and humidity seem like a breeze and floats subtle yarn-dyed patterns just off your skin.

Airscape Dobby – 100% Organic Cotton

An open weave engineered with thicker yarns to lift fabric off your skin makes this your personal organic cotton A/C system.

Alloy Slub Knit Light – 65% Organic Cotton 35% Polyester

This low-maintenance, high eco-cred lightweight jersey knit has soft, slubby texture and heathery good looks.

Aquaflex – 89% polyester/11% spandex

Consider this poly/spandex blend your first-class ticket to comfort, coverage, sun protection and durable, resilient support in and out of the water.

Aquaflex Light – 88% polyester/12% spandex

Consider this poly/spandex blend your 1st class ticket to comfort, coverage, sun protection and durable, resilient support in-and-out of the water.

Aqueous Stretch Woven – 89% polyester/11% spandex

Water-friendly: Check. Lightweight: Check. Quick drying: Check. Uninhibited movement: Check. Cool, sublimated print texture: Check. Thanks to its four-way stretch and DWR finish, Aqueous hits all the marks for better-than-naked, eco-responsible, hybrid water-and-land functionality.

B’Wool Merino – 100% Boiled Merino Wool

Genuine and earnest, elegant merino is boiled down for a dense but light feel, getting you back to the roots of style and function.

B’Wool Fine Gauge – 100% Boiled Merino Wool

Genuine and earnest, elegant merino is boiled down for a dense but light feel, getting you back to the roots of style and function. 14-guage jersey knit makes this our sleekest warm weather staple.

Backbone Twill – 100% Organic Cotton

A versatile fabric for our modern farm-to-table, the mini herringbone gives this twill a subtle texture that just gets better with age.

Birddog – 100% Hollow-Core Polyester

Our four-season polyester purebred, the Birddog flannel’s best-in-show traits are a quick dry time and lightweight, puppy-soft hand.

Butterknit – 100% Organic Cotton

Ultra-creamy jersey knit organic cotton has fine, long-staple yarns for buttery softness on the road or at home.

Café con Poly Knit – 79% polyester/21% recycled S.Café® polyester

Nirvana for tech-heads, performance junkies, coffee fanatics and eco-warriors. This moisture-moving, UV-blocking, odor-inhibiting, heathery-looking, cotton-like jersey derives much of its super power from a unique polyester yarn made from recycled coffee grounds. Drink it, wear it.™

Cotton Nylon Shell – 60% Cotton 40% Nylon

This tightly woven blend is wind and water resistant, has a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and slightly peached surface that grabs you at first touch.

Daydream – 72% Modal 20% Polyester 8% Spandex

Three’s company: Modal’s softness, polyester’s durability and spandex’s resilience exist in perfect harmony in this dreamy knit.

Daydream Light – 78% Modal 19% Polyester 3% Spandex

Three’s company: Modal’s softness, polyester’s durability and spandex’s resilience exist in perfect harmony in this dreamy knit.

Daydream Rib – 72% Modal 20% Polyester 8% Spandex

Three’s company: Modal’s softness, polyester’s durability and spandex’s resilience exist in perfect harmony in this dreamy knit.

Drover Denim – 98.5% Organic Cotton 1.5% Spandex

Organic cotton with just enough stretch to be sturdy yet flexible, it hits the denim sweet spot -current but not trendy, wearable day in and day out and lighter on the earth.

Dually Flannel – 72% Organic Cotton 28% Cotton

Too much of a good thing is a great thing. Take flannel, double it but keep the combo surprisingly lightweight. Baby soft plaid on the outside and compact mini-stripe on the inside. This flannel is always ready to pull its weight.

Ember LW Jersey – 85% Polyester/15% Linen

In the category of unexpected but delightful pairings, lightweight poly and textured linen produce a knit that is paradoxically sheer and slubbed. The look is similar to a burnout effect but achieved without nasty chemicals. Polygiene® treatment provides permanent odor control to stand up to the inevitable multi-day wearings.

Flexcel – 59% Tencel® 26% Organic Cotton 13% Polyester 2% Spandex

Best of all worlds: a year-round knit with silky-strong renewable Tencel®, comfy organic cotton, quick-dry poly and dynamic spandex.

Framework Waffle – 65% Organic Cotton 35% Polyester

Keeping the strong character of classic thermal knit alive, ours blends organic cotton with practical poly for both work and working up a sweat.

French Terry Super Stretch – 53% Cotton 35% Polyester 12% Spandex

Rock solid and smooth as butter, this cotton/poly spandex blend conforms to your body without getting baggy, so you’ll always look trés chic.

Grandstand Stretch Jersey (Dark Graphite) – 87% Recycled Polyester 13% Spandex

Port, wicking and odor control, technical yet stylish and mind blowing softness. Take a bow.

Grandstand Stretch Jersey (Black) – 87% Polyester 13% Spandex

The power duo of spandex and recycled poly can do it all: Full support, wicking and odor control, technical yet stylish and mind blowing softness. Take a bow.

Grandstand Stretch Light – 92% polyester/8% spandex

This power duo of poly and spandex can do it all: Give full support, wick moisture, be stylish yet technical and offer mind-blowing softness. Plus the Polygiene® treatment assures permanent odor control no matter how hard you push or how long you wear. Take a bow.

Heathered Flannel – 100% Organic Cotton

This mid-weight 100% organic cotton is flannel at its best - soft, great during any season and boasts a slightly blurred look of Old World charm.

Herringbone Oc – 100% Organic Cotton

Old World charm pairs with modern organic cotton like the fusion of a fedora and a natty work shirt. The herringbone reads as a solid at 20 paces.

Highroad Twill – 77% Organic Cotton, 21% Polyester, 2% Spandex

Organic cotton’s comfort meets durable poly and spandex stretch in a tough-yet-tender twill for work and play.

Imbedded Check – 99% Organic Cotton 1% Spandex

Yarn-dyed, overdyed and washed, this fine patterned twill in an organic cotton blend feels comfortably weathered.

Kohilo Stretch Woven – 84% nylon/16% spandex

Quick-drying nylon marries oh-so-flexible-spandex for a light-as-air, four-way stretch weave that offers unfettered movement and hula-like sway. Add to that an excellent UPF rating and you’re ready for all that summer has to offer.

Lightrange Nylon Stretch – 97% Nylon/3% Spandex

Lightweight, durable, and sun-protecting with a pleasing cottony hand, the Lightrange performs like a champ under a wide range of conditions. Infused with a bit of spandex for easy movement, resiliency and ready-for-anything-ness.

Lightweight Chambray – 100% Organic Cotton

The next best thing to being naked: the sublime softness of this featherweight organic cotton favorite.

Limbertwill – 72% Organic Cotton 25% Nylon 3% Spandex

This limber, stretchy twill dries in a flash to keep up with you on the road, day or night.

LW Tissue Knit Blend – 80% organic cotton/20% polyester

We blended fine organic cotton with just enough poly to create a lovely tissue-weight fabric that is surreptitiously stronger than it looks. This eco–friendly knit is airily light without being fragile. Perfect alone or stacked in layers. It belongs in every woman’s bag.

Machino Merino – 100% Merino Wool

This low-maintenance wonder-wool is itchless, naturally stretchy, great at handling moisture, and so soft that wearing it next to skin is a pleasure, not a sentence.

Marled Flannel – 100% Organic Cotton

There is a pleasant heft to this soft, organic cotton that feels like an old buddy from the very first wear. And Like a true friend, the Marled Flannel will always make you look good.

Melange Stretch Poly – 96% Polyester 4% Spandex

Looking for all the world like a heathery sweater, this stretchy moisture-moving miracle of polyester is as elegant as it is resilient and loves to travel.

Merino Baby Rib – 100% Merino Wool

Have you ever wanted to wrap your favorite scarf all over your body? 100% merino wool with rib knit for added stretch is the answer to your dreams.

Metrolite Twill – 100% Polyester

A complex blend of three different polyester yarns create this cool, lightweight, slightly stretchy twill that has seasoned clothing aficionados asking: “Can this really be polyester?” Wear it once and you’ll discover you’ve got a forever friend for your far-ranging adventures.

Mica Stretch Woven – 95% polyester/5% spandex

No-fuss, never-clingy polyester and spandex form a stretchy, super-slim, lightweight weave that handles travel, heat and water with ease.

Mojo Flannel – 100% Organic Cotton

Sturdy in construction yet light enough to wear daily, our unique Mojo Flannel’s 100% organic cotton yarn-dyed oxford weave is guaranteed to make you look and feel good all over.

Mojo Twill – 100% organic cotton

If ease and contentment were a fabric, they would be pure organic cotton, fine but doubled yarns, a handsome twill weave and boxer–like comfort. No bad vibes possible in this fabric.

Motile-P Knit – 65% organic cotton/35% polyester

This low–maintenance, high eco–cred jersey knit has a soft, smooth texture and heathery good looks, plus it’s got Polygiene® for permanent odor control, making it a great choice for multiple wears while on the road.

Neo-Denim Shirting – 64% Organic Cotton 18% Hollow-Core Polyester 18% Wicking Polyester

Made from organic cotton and a dual poly blend, this modern approach to denim packs light and looks great the more you wear it.

Neo-Oxford – 66% Wicking Polyester, 34% Organic Cotton

You’ll look smart in this low maintenance, quick dry, easily packable Neo-oxford, with its traditional style and modern performance.

Nylon Velum – 100% Nylon

Ethereally light, this veil of cotton-like nylon has a dreamy quality that floats on skin, moves moisture and dries in a heartbeat. Perfect in the heat and hanging around water when you want the thinnest functional layer possible without the dreaded sensation of traditional synthetics.

O’Chambray – 100% Organic Cotton

Chambray’s all-around appeal takes it from job site to date night with the feel good vibe of organic cotton.

OC – 100% Organic Cotton

Pure organic cotton has it all—it’s comfortable, versatile, good-looking and easy on the earth, too.

OC 2Ply Yarn – 100% Organic Cotton

A hefty, no-nonsense two-ply yarn serves up the perfect shaker knit for organic comfort all the way.

OC/Hemp Sweater Yarn – 65% organic cotton/35% hemp

The best of summer colludes for a smart cocktail of organic cotton and earthy hemp. The intoxicating result is linen-like, but softer and every bit the sort of sweater knit in which you’d like to spend the warmer months.

OC/RCP Jersey – 50% organic cotton/50% recycled polyester

It’s comfortable, versatile, has heathery good looks and is easy on the earth, too. Win, win, win.

Onrush – 85% Polyester Drirelease® 15% Organic Cotton

Turbo-charging poly wicks, dries and stamps out stink, blended with organic cotton for comfy, no-fail eco-performance.

Organic Cotton Jersey – 100% organic cotton

Pure organic cotton has it all – it’s comfortable, versatile, good-looking and easy on the earth, too.

Ottomatic – 100% Organic Cotton

The horizontal cords in this “ottoman” weave canvas make it sturdy, comfy and instantly gratifying, while heavenly soft Birddog flannel lining offers performance insulation without the weight.

Outbound Fleece – 75% Polyester 25% Wool

Sophisticated on the outside and luscious on the inside, the stretchy Outbound Fleece is elegant enough for first class but still makes a great pillow in coach.

Polyvore – 100% Polyester

Not your leisure-suit poly. Three types of poly yarns - one that adds a tricky mechanical stretch - make this chameleon fabric cool again. You’ve got to feel it to believe it.

Printed Airbrush – 100% organic cotton

This über–ventilating organic cotton weave makes heat and humidity seem like a breeze and floats a lighthearted print just off your skin.

Puckertwill – 99% Organic Cotton 1% Spandex

Floaty organic cotton with a hint of pucker turns this no-iron-needed weave into your own trade wind.

Recycled 1X – 60% recycled cotton/40% recycled polyester

Reduce, reuse, recycle is the new golden rule. This blend of pre- and post-consumer recycled cotton and recycled PET bottles polyester is a brilliant example. The result is a low maintenance (no iron!) fabric that’s super soft, with a satisfying hand and great durability. The single ply yarn is woven in a relaxed, madras-like construction.

Samba – 48% Tencel® 48% Organic Cotton 4% Spandex

Make some room in your closet for this all-star jersey knit: Lightly-slubbed texture made from eco-friendly blend of Tencel® and organic cotton for winning comfort and style.

Samba 230 – 55% Organic Cotton 39% Tencel® 6% Spandex

A new cold-weather twist on our favorite year-round knit. Samba 230 (grams, that is) offers nearly 30% more weight for colder temps, added coverage, and more samba love.

Samba Yarn – 40% Merino Wool 30% Tencel® 30% Orgnic Cotton

The blend of finest wool with eco-friendly Tencel® and organic cotton gives this lightweight, layerable yarn a year-round subtle warmth.

Slickrock Stretch – 96% Nylon 4% Spandex

On the rock or on the road, this quick-drying, action-loving nylon-spandex blend keeps up with you from alpine start to sundown.

Slubstripe – 100% Organic Cotton

This dream-weight organic cotton has a subtle slubby texture that thrives à la carte in summer and layers nicely throughout the year.

Spacedye Oc – 100% Organic Cotton

Plaids and stripes get a far-out boost with space-dyed yarns that give this light organic cotton intriguing 3-D depth and style.

Stretch Cordette – 75% Organic Cotton 23% Polyester 2% Spandex

This fine 21 wale corduroy may look dainty, but it’s a workhorse in disguise. Warmly textured but lightweight with easy drape and stretch, and cross dyed for great visual effect. Cord doesn’t get much better than that.

Stretchy Foxtrot – 56% Organic Cotton 36% Modal® 8% Spandex

This delicious, lightweight jersey knit blend is soft, silky and stretchy enough to keep up with your dance-floor moves.

Stretchy Foxtrot Light – 58% Organic Cotton 39% Modal® 3% Spandex

This delicious, lightweight jersey knit blend is soft, silky and stretchy enough to keep up with your dance-floor moves.

Striated Stretch – 59% organic cotton/38% recycled polyester/3% spandex

The simple, clean railroad stripes on this organic cotton/recycled poly blend are a bridge between land and water, rest and play, performance and eco-sensibility.

SunCool OC Blend – 53% organic cotton/47% polyester

This lightweight eco-wise shirting has a lot of tricks up its sleeve. Organic cotton provides a natural look and feel while innovative heat- and light-reflecting polyester yarn blocks UV rays, wick moisture and cools the body by 1-2° C. All of this performance is permanently engineered into the fabric. Very cool.

SunCool Poly Knit – 63% polyester/ 37% poly

For supreme comfort in the tropics, on the river and in the ocean, this quick-drying double knit pique is unparalleled. Innovative heat- and light-reflecting polyester yarn blocks UV rays, wicks moisture and cools the body by 1-2° C. All of this performance is permanent in the fabric for a lifetime of adventures.

Sundowner Fleece – 100% Polyester

The layer you want at sunup, sundown and any chilly interval throughout the day. This 100% polyester microfleece offers efficient lightweight, any-season warmth and stands up to dirt, water, sea salt, sweat and being stuffed away. Easy to care for and dries in a flash.

Sweater Fleece – 100% Polyester

A true lovechild of Old World textiles and modern-day technology, this polyester miracle has a vintage outer look with a high-tech mega-soft underside.

Swifty – 80% Polyester 14% Tencel® 6 % Spandex

Stunning stripes and slinky-stretch drape make this moisture-moving fabric ready for Bond Girl action, with treated poly and green-tech Tencel®.

T-Ride Stretch Canvas – 63% organic cotton/33% nylon/4% spandex

Telluride – rustic yet refined. So goes our performance-minded canvas that feels broken in from the very first wear. Organic cotton is bolstered for strength with nylon, mobilized for comfort with two-way stretch and then softened with a subtle peached finish.

Tango – 60% Organic Cotton 40% Tencel®

Like two Tango dancers, organic cotton and Tencel® pair exquisitely, bringing out the best in each other for stylish, versatile, eco-friendly comfort.

Transito Ponte – 65% Tencel® 31% Nylon 4% Spandex

Travel Twill – 55% Organic Cotton 42% Polyester 3% Spandex

Your new best friend on the road: Stretchy cotton/poly twill that’s in it for the long haul, with a water- and oil-repellent finish to avert dining disasters.

Twill Flannel – 100% Organic Cotton

Durable and low maintenance like traditional flannels, the Twill Flannel is lighter, softer and just a tad more grown-up than its more traditional plaid counterparts.

Twisted Mojo – 100% Organic Cotton

Twisted, almost ropey yarns give this woven fabric a devilishly sneaky texture that is soft, off-the-rack-ready and vintage yet modern at the same time.

Undenim Stretch – 65% Cotton 33% Polyester 2% Spandex

Ready for a change-up from regular denim? This smoother, finer twill is soft, stretchy and handles a slimmer fit and great color. You get refined active and durable in one great package.

Versa RCP Stretch Woven – 80% recycled polyester/20% spandex

Recycled poly: Check. Water-friendly: Check. Lightweight: Check. Quick drying: Check. Uninhibited movement: Check. Thanks to its four-way stretch and DWR finish, Versa hits all the marks for better-than-naked, eco-responsible, land-and-water amenable summer wear.

Voodoo Oc Rp – 80% Organic Cotton 20% Recycled Polyester

You’ll be spellbound by the dreamy concoction of pure organic cotton and lightweight recycled poly that leaves you looking ready for anything.

Warp Dominant Flannel – 100% Organic Cotton

Dense and beefy, this flannel rocks: Richly woven warp-face plaid reveals a horizontal stripe inner that’s been lushy brushed to make you feel all warm and fuzzy (inside and out).

Watchdog – 100% Hollow Core Polyester

The superb warmth-to-weight ratio insulates perfectly while a wicking finish quickly moves moisture from inner to outer surface. Combine that with puppy-like softness and you’ve got a new top dog.

Winterfell – 40% Recyled Wool 40% Polyester 18% Nylon 2% Other Fibers

A generations-old Italian mill blends reclaimed wool with polyester and nylon to create our Winterfell. Richly heathered wool on the outside and buttery soft poly on the inside - molto bene!

Wisper II – 95% Tencel® 5% Spandex

Decadently soft and silky, this comfort-enhancing layer of eco-friendly Tencel® and spandex hovers over your skin.

Workbench Canvas – 74% organic cotton/24% recycled polyester/2% spandex

This performance-minded blend of organic cotton and recycled poly feels like an old favorite from the first wear and lives to get its hands dirty (and a little spandex goes a long way). Canvas is to durable workwear what duct tape is is to your toolbox – essential, reliable and applicable to anything.

X-D Cord – 64% Organic Cotton 34% Polyester 2% Spandex

X marks the spot for our most treasured cord: traditional corduroy texture, the simple pleasure of cotton, polyester for durability and a touch of spandex for stretch.