Cotton Linen, an elegant, beautiful, durable, the refined luxury fabric.
Linen is the strongest of the vegetable fibers and has 2 to 3 times the strength of cotton. Not only is the linen fiber strong, it is smooth, making the finished fabric lint free. Linen is an expensive, natural fiber with staying power. Linen fabric will be a bit stiff at first, but will grow softer with each washing.
Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine, strong, cool-wearing properties. It drapes away from the skin rather than clinging to it. In knitwear, linen is combined with other natural or synthetic fibers for improved strength and resiliency.
Cotton is a soft fiber that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant, a shrub native to the tropical and subtropical regions. The fibre is most often spun into thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile. One of the oldest textile fibers known.