Light and Breathable
Linen is produced from the flax plant. Initially, the stems were used for basket weaving long before the fibre was used to make textiles. Cultivation of the flax plant has been popular in Europe, The Middle East and Africa. With the ancient Egyptians using it to dress if they could afford it. Linen had a resurgence in the 1990s as people began to take more care about the ecological impact of textiles and clothes. Linen is very easy to grow, launder and wear. Additionally, it uses little water to grow. It is strong, resilient to mould – if it is stored clean and dry and is breathable.
The long summer days call out for linen. It’s a comfortable and carefree fabric to