Australia plays host to a summer season that likes to play nasty. The sun beats down and makes everyone sweat to kingdom come, so how can we use fabrics to help ourselves minimise the impact? Continue reading How To Stay Cool In Your Clothes This Summer: Fabric Selections
Once upon a time, I used to be a big advocate of stretch fabrics. Now, I am the opposite: for a number of reasons. Continue reading Why I No Longer Buy Pants With Stretch Fabric
Polyester and other synthetic fabrics cop a lot of flak in the clothing world. They are cheap, they can feel less luxurious than natural counterparts such as wool or cotton and they have a negative misconception when it comes to quality. Some people may have an image of a polyester suit or shirt with an unattractive, unnatural shine pop into their heads when thinking of the fabric. It can be stated as a general rule of thumb that polyester and poly blend garments are not luxury items. However, synthetic fabrics are not just a method of cheapening manufacturing. They do have several positive attributes. Continue reading Is Polyester Really The Devil?