Detail of the Day – Twilled Cotton in Pink from Button-down Shirt

view full image This is the detail of a twill weave of cotton from a pink button-down shirt. Related articles Waistcoat Wednesday: Universal Works, almost universal approval ( Meet the British Fashion Council’s hottest new menswear designers ( The Button Up Shirt ( Outfit of the Day – May 29 (  

Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Cotton

Cotton fibre is much more than the fluff that allows the seeds to disperse from the plant genus Gossypium; it is the most useful plant material humans have had for the past 8 000 years (that we can’t eat). Both the New and Old worlds separately learned to cultivate wild cotton shrubs and take theContinue reading “Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Cotton”