The Best Cotton in the World?
When you are looking for the perfect summer blouse you probably want something that is breathable, stylish, and can last a long time. One of the most important aspects of a high-quality garment is the fiber that goes into the shirt.
There are 2 main types of cotton that are grown for commercial use:
- Gossypium hirsutum- Upland cotton is typically grown in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. 90-95% of cotton produced is Upland cotton
Alpaca the fiber that is is warmer than Merino wool, as soft as cashmere, and the only fiber that is naturally water resistant. Alpaca’s are not only cute animals, but their fur also makes amazing garments. When we humanly sheer our alpacas we get an amazing fiber that is perfect to wear.
Alpaca hair is completely hallowed, unlike sheep wool which only has air pockets. This allows for extremely unique insulation properties. When the weather is less than desirable, the alpaca fiber will allow air to permeate the surface and become trapped inside. Your...