The Influence of Summer Seasonal Fabrics and Garments

The Influence of Summer Seasonal Fabrics and Garments

R.S. Balakumar1 & Mrs. Sasirekha Ramachandran2
Associate Professor2 (Part time)1
Department of Fashion, Design & Arts
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)
Email: rsbalakumar1953@gmail.com1 &


Summer is the season of hot climatic conditions in a combination of fashion and hotness. Summer garments also be realized in various forms of custom wearing in this period at least, April, May, June, July and middle of august month. Garments of various trends are also available during this time. In today’s world older and younger populations are always wearing cotton clothes. They are fairly aware of the viewpoint. In this time of summer, fashion designers convey multiplicity in keeping in mind the touch of cool clothes as well as protection the human body and also maintain the fashion and styles.

summer garment trends
Fig: Summer garment trends

Summer is an excessive period in India. At this phase the most fashionable and different trends of clothing come in the market. Nowadays people can make themselves more protective to wear through summer garments.

Men prefer to wear Short sleeve slack, Long sleeve shirt, Jubha, Kalidar kurtha, Pyjama, Bermudas, Cotton casual and formal trousers, Denim jackets, especially and preferably pure cotton clothes with different colors. Mostly light to medium weight fabrics due to sweat absorbency during hot summer season.

Teen Girls/women of middle as well as the old aged desired to wear saris, denim-jeans pants, tops, blouses, t-shirts, skirts and mostly salwar kameez, churidar, Patiala salwar, short sleeve  and long sleeve kurthis, pyjamas with cotton materials due to seasonal factor.

Saris are the most preferred and comfortable clothing for women in summer. Because they can be worn in the house as well as workplace and anywhere else. Denim Jackets are the most comfortable clothing for those who have to go to work by like both teen aged men and ladies.Because these can be worn at work as well as at any function, because summer wedding cotton fabric clothes are mostly preferable.

There is always the worse season that sticky, sweaty feeling during summer time. Subsequently, when the weather is hot, make sure that every people must avoid on the roads as well as traveling. By selecting the right clothing fabric for this hot weather.

1. Cotton
Of course, cotton is one of the most breathable fabrics. This soft, fluffy and lightweight fabric is perfect for the summers and can help the wearer feel cool. Additionally, cotton knits are fashioned in the way that there are airy loops which allow proper air circulation and make the heat acceptable.

2. Khadi
One more fabric during summer- most friendly fabric is Khaddar for both men and women. This fabric originated into development during the Swedish movement, and meanwhile at that juncture it has flourished all over the world. This easy maintenance fabric is sure to keep you cool during the time of the hot summer.

3. Lawn Cloth
Lawn cloth is a lightweight fabric that gives the softest feel and will make the comfort day during hot summer. Lawn cloth is semi-sheer fabric woven in linen and cotton that gives it a smooth texture and helps calm a person from the boiling heat/hot summer.

4. Seersucker
This fabric considering for a fabric suitable and also that feels cool in this hot summer, seersucker is the most vital companion to the wearer. This fabric necessities for no ironing and is lightweight with a well-groomed feel. This is quite good fabric for summer season. Mostly, teens prefer as the fashionable outfit. Men prefer as their casual as well as leisure wear.

5. Rayon
Rayon is another admirable fabric that always makes the wearer impressed more comfortable in the hot summer weather climatic condition. Rayon is the man-made fabric made out of wood pulp, cellulose, cotton, and other natural synthetics.

Since it is so relaxed and cooling to wear, rayon is a specifically good fabric for sportswear and summer dresses. Whereas a great fabric for hot climate, rayon can shrink if this is washed in warm water. Always hand wash in cold water, but it is mentioned to dry clean rayon to avoid shrinkage or damage.

Mulberry’s affords dry cleaning and laundry delivery services to ensure all the summer fabrics are handled with so much of care.

6. Linen
A natural fiber prepared from flax plants, Linen is notorious for its cool feel and comfort to wear as the garment for men and women. It is flawless summer wear which is available in peaceful shades which will make the glamorous and high-class look. Moreover, reduce summer heat and relaxed feel to the wearer.

  1. Mens shirt ,
  2. Teens Kurthis,
  3. Patiala salwar,
  4. Bangled bottom churidar,
  5. Pyjamas,
  6. Womens night gown and
  7. Mens’ sleeping suit,
  8. Kids, child dress of any type is preferable.

7. Denim/Chambray
Denim is made from very tightly woven cotton; accordingly it is breathable material that absorbs sweat just like cotton fabrics. But, denim tends to be a heavier fabric, which is the reason some people prefer chambray for summer clothing. Chambray is often described as imitation denim, so it has all of the same reimbursements as denim, but is a proportion lighter in weight. This is exclusively for men’s shirt and women tops, blouse. This fabric is so much suitable during the summer season. Denim pants for men and women of all the age group likely to wear due to its comforts, durability, and also the wear ability. Heavier denim is used for jeans trousers, jerkin, jackets, Bermuda’s, Capris-pants. Medium to light weight denim fabrics predominantly used for Men and Women shirts, blouse and even now as the fashionable wear of Teens Tops/Kurthis and corsetry.

8. Sheer
Sheer is at present one of the most common summer fabrics. Sheer is an all-cotton fabric with Urdu and Hindi as its namesake. Contrasting other heavy fabrics, this fabric does not stick to the skin during the summer. Its adjacent ties to cotton are enough of an excuse to make it a summer favorites.

Tulle, lightweight crochets, organza, and lace are all available in sheer designs for a perfect summer declaration. Indian designers respect sheer fabrics as well. They believe it gives Indian outfits more femininity and superiority. Sheer has been a part of the Indian Fashion Week seasons for many years and has full-fledged over time. During the summer, sheer Indian wear panel are so famous.

9. Silk
Silk is a fanciful summer fabric. It has antibacterial possessions and a natural protein structure that allows for relaxed ventilation. Silk is often thought to be a climate fabric because of its ability to regulate temperature.

The silk fabric is having following characteristics as mentioned below:-

  • Absorbs moisture,
  • Allowing the human skin to breathe, and
  • Cheaper to costlier silk fabrics are used for Clothing,
  • Appropriate for all summer circumstances.

Here are the most popular fabrics used for clothing attire are:
Cotton Fabric. Cotton is a natural fabric, most soothing and skin friendly, light thin and soft.

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Fabrics for summer dress collections listed below:

  1. Silk Fabric
  2. Linen Fabric
  3. Wool Fabric
  4. Leather Material
  5. Georgette Fabric
  6. Chiffon Fabric
  7. Nylon Fabric
  8. Cotton
  9. Linen
  10. Khadi
  11. Rayon
  12. Chambray
  13. Original Silk
  14. Madras
  15. Seersucker
  16. Lace
  17. Fresco
  18. Lawn cloth

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