The cotton manufacture has really ancient origins. In century IV bC Alexander the Great turned Alexandra, the Egyptian city, into the most important cotton clearing house towards Europe. Thanks to the Arabian conqueror of Spain, the tecniques of spinning and weaving of this fiber spread throughout the European territories. During the Industrial revolution in the XVIII century, Europe, and in particular United Kingdom, became the main center of the cotton processing, facilitating the export of its production and manufacturing to America.
Since ever, the history of this excellent fiber crosses the civilization evolution connecting East and West, melting traditions with innovation. Today cotton represents 35% of fiber consumption and it's produced mainly in the Southern and in the Easter lands of the world. Thanks to its versatility, the feshness touch on the skin and its hypoallergenic properties, cotton has seduces different populations to arrive at the modern fashion runways of the best brands.
We decided to choose cotton for its natural properties: it's a wet fiber, rich of water, so it proves to be harder and more durable compared to the other yarns. In addiction, this property ensures freshness in contact with the skin.
It's hypoallergenic: rarely causes allergies
It's hygroscopic: absorbs water and sweat
It's air-permeable: cotton is a breathable material, so it gives a tenderness and well-being sensation in contact with skin
It draws the body-heat away
It mop up the sweat's stink
It's resistant and durable over time
Over all, it's a natural fiber