Aspen is a yarn dyed textured weave that is slightly peached on one side, meaning that it is extra soft. But Aspen retains its durability.
Aspen is a GOTS certified fabric. If we all insisted that everything we buy containing fabric use GOTS certified fabric, we would go a long way to helping to cool the warming of the climate. Like all of our fabrics, Astoria is fine to bring into a home with infants. For more of the benefits of GOTS, the gold standard of third-party certifications for fabrics, click here.
* A discussion of what the abrasion ratings mean.