By Pamela Gibson

Not anything defines somebody like their coiffure - and what a century it's been for hair! Bangs, bobs, buns, beehives and bouffants have vied with pixie cuts, pin curls, perms and pageboys for ascendancy in an ever-changing parade of ladies' seems and developments, and one of the males we've visible Caesers, comb overs, ducktails, fake hawks, flattops, quiffs and slick backs. From the Edwardian period in the course of the seismic adjustments of the '20s and '60s, and together with each quirky twist hair background took on its technique to the flip of the millennium, this booklet is a lush visible survey of 100 years of hair kinds and the nice stylists of the century together with Jackie Kennedy's stylist Mr. Kenneth and innovators like Vidal Sassoon.

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Merino wool was perceived as luxurious or very luxurious by 38 % of respondents, but perceived as sustainable or very sustainable by 72 % of respondents (the highest percentage ranking as a sustainable fibre among all fibres in the survey). Hence, none of the fibres in this study was perceived as both luxurious and sustainable by high percentages of respondents. This finding may be consistent with earlier findings (Annamma 2012) that younger consumers tend to perceive sustainable fashion as less desirable (and, by extension, may not perceive the same fashion or fibre as both sustainable and luxurious).

Alemdar and Sain [71] used the chemomechanical technique to isolate cellulose nanowhiskers from wheat straw and soy hulls and found that extracted cellulose had diameters in the range of 10–80 and 20–120 nm, respectively, from both these agrowastes. Likewise feather keratin and wheat gluten which are annually renewable contain useful amino acids for fibre making and are an abundantly available cheap source for protein fibres [72]. This approach to fibre production from waste materials will help the fibre industry to be sustainable and add value to agrowastes.

Based on morphological characteristics (Table 3), sabai grass is comparable and even better in some characteristics than bamboo fibre.

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