Summer Fashion 2019: Best Fabrics to Get Through the Summer HeatMarch 22, 2019 18:59
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The summer season is here and as constant sweat triggers irritation, the cry out for some fabrics which make you refreshing will surpass.
There are some fabrics in which you can still be comfortable in the scorching heat. Thus, it is important for you to take a closer look at the fabrics you opt to wear in summer, say, experts. Narendra Kumar, Creative Director at Amazon Fashion, and designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna share which fabric to pick in summer.
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This relaxed vibe fabric will effortlessly complement any look simultaneously keep you cool. A loosely woven fabric allows heat to escape from the body and dries quickly. It crumbles easily, which is the only thing you need to be wary of. Pair a crop top or t-shirt with linen pants to look contemporary.
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Cotton allows air to circulate and move freely through the fabric, absorbing moisture. Put on pretty cotton dresses, skirts, and shirts to look modish yet comfortable. Easy breezy light-weight cotton chinos work best when it comes to bottoms, go for a lycra blend for added comfort. Opting for lighter colors is
Opt for lighters colors to beat the heat.
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Handwoven, it is primarily spun with cotton and sometimes, wool and silk. Even without any added embroidery, it has an unusual appeal. Whether as a Nehru style jacket, kurta or sari, this fabric adopts a versatile look.
Athleisure and sportswear highly work with polyester. This fabric is extremely durable and water-resistant. However, for people who sweat extremely, putting on this fabric is a nightmare. While it is low-cost and remains relatively wrinkle-free through numerous uses, polyester outfits are best kept in your wardrobe for summer workouts and swimwear.
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Summer is the time for denim shorts, skirts and dungarees galore. It's actually a highly impractical choice. It is not breathable and the fit is fairly restrictive, making it a bad choice for the summer. A useful tip is to stick to chambray, which looks very much like denim but is lightweight and breathable, unlike denim.
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Certain flowy silks like light chiffons and georgettes are great for evenings as these fabrics naturally adjust to your body temperature. However, breezy summer wear is more than just choosing the right fibre, even the colour should be considered. Opt for pastel shades with subtle prints instead of opting for dark and deep hues.
With the heat just too much to take in just at the early start of summers, it is bound to increase more in the days to come. So pick the right fabrics and be cool through the heat.
By Sowmya Sangam