The 10 Light-Weight Fabrics to Wear This Summer

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Madras
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Madras

Named after the town in India where it originated, madras is a super lightweight and breathable fabric woven from delicate, short-staple cotton fibers that can’t be combed, resulting in its trademark bumpiness, or “slub,” to the cloth. It's recognizable by its bright colors and plaid pattern, a great summer work look for creatives and hipsters, but not so much Wall Streeters and lawyers.

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