Top 5 Fabrics for Rainy Days

Trends might come and go but the fabrics stay. Curating monsoon-friendly fabrics can become fussy sometimes. Also, it is challenging to create iconic looks in weather-friendly fabrics while keeping all new trends in mind.

If you are facing this difficulty, we are here to help. While shopping for the monsoon, it’s essential to pick those trends that align with the right fabric. All of them offer a unique blend of style and comfort 

First, say goodbye to a few items in your wardrobe and say hi to the moderately light fabric which stays dry all through. Say bye to Jeans during the monsoon. They are heavy build and almost impossible to dry overnight. 

Cotton for its soft light nature 

Cotton works well for any season and it is a complete yes for monsoon season. The fabric has some characteristics such as Softness, good absorption capacity, high durability, and quick drying time. On humid gloomy days, it is gentle on the skin and absorbs all sweat easily. Also cotton holds the colors well, your clothes won’t lose color even in rain.

Indie Picks Mangalgiri Cotton Wrap Dress

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Jaypore Brown Cotton Half Sleeve Shirt

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Linen for its strength 

Linen is considered best for monsoon season because it can beat the heat in warmer months, and in colder months it circulates warmth. Due to this linen is becoming more popular and can be a better alternative. Not to forget that it is light yet about 30% stronger than cotton. The soothing pastel shades of Linen are the best options for office wear during monsoon.

M&S Linen Blend Checked Wrap Dress

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Rare Rabbit Linen Pant

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Georgette for some gloss on dark gloomy days

Silk is love but we all know it isn’t the best option for monsoon. The closest and most practical replacement option is Georgette. It is lustrous as opposed to what the weather offers. Also, georgette requires very less maintenance and gives a flowy fit and soft texture. For monsoon georgette culottes, skirts and dresses will be a total win.

Aurelia Blue Floral Culottes

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Blend in monsoon perfectly with Rayon 

Nowadays mixing of fabrics is pretty popular. This way you get the benefits from bout fabrics. One such option is Rayon, feels like silk and behaves similar to cotton. Super light and air to wear, Rayon attire is light and airy and constructed to make you feel comfortable. All the sweat and water will go away quickly with its excellent absorption and heat-resistant nature. In general, it is a good choice for humid areas to create a cooling effect.

Maaesa Green Tie-Dye Rayon Top

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Snitch Block Printed Shirt

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Crepe and its variation for a modern look 

We will see that the Indian market is full of crepe fabric in western wear. This is because it keeps you dry. Also, crepe is known for giving a perfect outdoorsy look. A colorful crepe dress is just the perfect option for a sassy look. Crepe blend is another great option as it doesn’t stick to the body.

Uptownie Lite Maroon Crepe Shirt Dress

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Rare Rabbit Double Layer Shirt

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You can’t regulate weather but with these fabrics, you will emerge as a game-changer. So get your hands on these fabric choices to rock your rainy days.

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