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Cotton: Men's Clothing
75 percent of men's clothing contains some kind of cotton blend, 85 percent of men's clothing made from cotton fibers is made from 100 percent cotton. Cotton is used to make men's suits, dress shirts, underwear, and men's casual clothing, including jeans and sweatshirts. Cotton's absorbency and breathability make it a suitable fabric for wearing in warm weather conditions. The use of cotton in men's suits and shirts makes for comfortable business wear as well.
Cotton: Women's Clothing
60 percent of women's clothing items contain cotton fibers, and 40 percent of women's clothing items are made from all cotton. Among women's clothing items, 75 percent of summer wear items contain cotton, while only 60 percent of winter wear does, proving that cotton's light and breathable feel are what make it so essential for dressing during summer months. 30 percent of women's dress pants, 38 percent of women's dresses, 45 percent of women's skirts, and 48 percent of women's knit blouses contain cotton.
Cotton is known for its versatility, performance & natural comfort. Long cotton fibers are used to make all kinds of clothes and home wares as well as for industrial purposes like tarpaulins, tents, hotel sheets and army uniforms. Cotton is a part of our daily lives from the time we dry our faces on a soft cotton towel in the morning until we slide between fresh cotton sheets at night. Short fibers are used in the paper industry & seeds are used to make oil or margarine.
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