Is there anything better than slipping on your old cotton t-shirt and your favourite pair of jeans? We think not.
Nothing screams comfort and versatility quite like our cotton essentials which is why we always make sure to have a good variety of tops, dresses and pants in stock.
Cotton is soft on the skin and is not irritating compared to most fabrics, which makes it a great option for sensitive skin - this is particularly true of organic cotton.
Cotton being a natural fabric, garments made out of a higher percentage of the fabric are more breathable than synthetic fabrics and will keep you dry. That’s why health professionals tend to recommend cotton or bamboo underwear - admittedly not as sexy as lace undergarments but wayyyy more comfortable.
Some synthetic fabrics tend to hold on to smells even after washing, that’s not the case with cotton, which tends to wash well.
Cotton is a natural fabric, as it comes from a plant, as opposed to man-made materials such as polyester. This means that it can be grown organically, without any chemicals involved, which makes it better for the planet.
Cotton is a widely popular natural fabric generated from the plant of the same name. The fluffy fibre surrounding the seeds, called cotton bolls, is separated into long strands which are then spun to create the yarn used to manufacture cotton garments.
Cotton does tend to shrink - especially when washed in hot water or put in the dryer. To avoid that happening, wash in cold water with like colours and air dry your cotton pieces.
Yes, high-quality cotton is naturally soft due to the nature of the fibre used in its production but, ultimately, how soft it feels will depend on how the fabric was woven and how you care for it. As cotton absorbs moisture, it can also tend to soak up extra detergent or fabric softener so, like everything in life, don’t overdo it!
One of the main downsides of cotton is that it does wrinkle more easily than most fabrics… but nothing that can’t be fixed with a quick iron! And it is a pretty fuss-free fabric; no need to worry about choosing the perfect setting or reaching an ideal low temperature, cotton can take the heat.
Hot tip: try crinkle cotton if you hate ironing as much as we do!
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