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

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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 the …