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Cotton: The King of Fabric

Cotton flowers on cotton fabric
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Cotton is a natural fibre derived from cotton plants whose uses date back to the fifth millennium B.C. The soft and fluffy cotton is primarily composed of cellulose, an insoluble organic compound found in plants. This cotton is spun into yarn that is then woven to create a soft, durable fabric.

Cotton fabric has become one of the most commonly-used fabrics with excellent wearability, and is widely used in clothing fabrics, decorative fabrics and industrial fabrics. With the in-depth development of textile printing and dyeing, a variety of cotton fabrics are becoming more and more abundant with an improved quality in terms of their appearance and performance.

The benefits of this versatile material are many. Cotton clothes have the advantage of being soft and comfortable, durable and breathable as well. It is a natural fibre that can be produced on a large scale to clothe millions around the globe whilst still being affordable and accessible.

  • Cotton is an all-weather fabric. Its fibre structure keeps you cool in the summer whilst providing a layer of added insulation in the winter. 
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Priti Sahni is a fashion entrepreneur with luxury Indian wear brand Priti Sahni, a made-to-order brand focusing on slow fashion (demand based production), local sourcing, supporting Indian art & craft and promoting artisanal.

Priti Sahni

Priti Sahni is a fashion entrepreneur with luxury Indian wear brand Priti Sahni, a made-to-order brand focusing on slow fashion (demand based production), local sourcing, supporting Indian art & craft and promoting artisanal.