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What exactly is Alcantara?

  What exactly is Alcantara anyway? Alcantara is a synthetic, man-made, microfiber fabric similar in look and feel of suede. It was first invented in 1970 by Dr. Miyoshi Okamoto in Japan. Is Alcantara a generic term for microfiber fabric? No, Alcantara is a trademarked name. It is a form of Ultrasuede or microfiber fabric which

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