Now that the mercury level has climbed to well above 30°C, it’s time to talk about cool summer fabrics. From airy cottons and linens to light Rayons, here’s a guide to the most breathable fabrics you should wear this season, so you can chill out.
Made from natural fibres, cotton as a fabric is very well suited to the Indian summer, because of its breathability – cotton has a fairly loose weave, which allows air to circulate easily. It makes the heat more bearable.
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Made from the flax plants, linen too is a natural fibre; and this coupled with its light weave makes it a very breathable fabric.
Rayon is a man-made fabric that has a similar feel to that of silk due its glossy texture. It's light, comfortable and a summer favourite. It's lighter than cotton and perfect for flowy dresses and flared pants.
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Blended fabric usually consists of cotton, polyester, nylon and rayon. Blended fabrics are known to detract moisture and is perfect for when it's humid. Most blended fabrics last a long time and are easy to maintain too.
This textile fabric will keep you looking stylish and comfortable throughout a hot day. It is extremely lightweight, durable and will keep you cool in dry heat as well as humidity.
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