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Linen has wrinkles, low-saturation colors, and an unsmooth feel, all of which remind busy modern people that life does not need to be exquisite on the surface, as long as the heart is full and calm, simplicity is beautiful.
Modern people running around in the city prefer slower and quieter things more and more.
Linen’s ancient and rustic vision, infinitely close to natural touch, and unmodified authentic temperament have just attracted a group of people who are increasingly thoughtful and want to choose a simple life.
Linen initially started the trend;
It’s in the world of women’s clothing and accessories.
In the early years, the term “mori girl” appeared in Japan, describing girls who dress as if they appear in the forest. They are not flattering, not over-dressed, and relaxed.
A standard portrait of a Mori girl is a girl without makeup and wearing a plain linen skirt. Mori girl is not so much a dressing style as it is a temperament.
At about the same time, Japan, Europe and the United States, where material life had developed to a certain level, began to become popular in “breaking away”: if you want to gain inner wealth, you have to give up a lot of attachment to material things.
Linen fits right into this “keep everything simple” trend.
Overly gorgeous and plump cities make people yearn for a more primitive and natural living state. Linen clothing and accessories are also popular in China.
Some people said it looked like an ethnic minority style, some elders said why the child was wearing a rag, and more people classified it as a “frigid” style.
There are many people who follow the trend, but only those who really like flax know the inner peace required to control it.
Most of our understanding of linen is still visual: wrinkled, casual, and natural. Europeans, especially the French, have integrated linen into lifestyle and practicality.
Linen can be seen on desks, windows…every corner of French homes.
“Six sheets, six pillowcases, a dozen dishcloths, a dozen rags, a dozen hand towels, a dozen bath towels, linen table mats for the dining table, and some personal clothes.” The above household items made of linen, It is the dowry that a traditional French girl would get when she got married in the old days.
For the French who pursue freedom and enjoy life, linen is as much a symbol of wealth and comfort as silk is to the Chinese.
Because of this origin and love, the quality of linen produced in France is of high quality and is one of the best in the world.
Linen does not have a unique appearance;
The reason why the French love it,
I believe it is more about practicality.
Whether it’s linen clothes or bags, they all have a “simple” aura.
Ma, like a bowl of white porridge, is warm and quiet, not impatient or impatient, allowing you to love slowly. Long-term companionship is the best witness.
Good linen is like cotton, the cloth surface is smooth, delicate and soft, the luster is soft and looming; it is not allergic, not easy to pilling, easy to wash and dry, breathable and sweat-absorbent, comfortable and heat-dissipating, anti-mildew, anti-radiation, anti-static, anti-UV, and exhaust Excellent wet performance.
Linen also has a natural slub pattern, which has better heat dissipation than wool. It feels cold to the touch in summer and is a fabric that is truly warm in winter and cool in summer.
Linen itself has aura and untamable stubbornness. Ready-made clothes are somewhat fairy-like and can best express the spirit of fairy spirit. Unlike silk, which is as soft as nothing, it is interactive. When you touch it, it responds to you. It is real. The presence.
Worsted linen is a perfect combination of toughness and softness. No matter how soft the linen is, it has a skinny texture and a natural texture.
Linen can filter 95% of ultraviolet rays, is 3 times more moisture-wicking than cotton, has 5 times better heat dissipation than wool and 19 times better than silk. It is non-flammable and non-conductive, making it the preferred fabric for maternity wear.
The excellence of flax lies not only in the many properties of the fabric, but also in its role in the virtuous cycle of the environment that cannot be ignored: flax cultivation is ecologically beneficial. Compared with other plants, flax cultivation requires the least amount of chemical fertilizers and water. . After flax is planted, the soil nutrients will become richer and no waste will be produced that needs to be processed. It is very low-carbon and environmentally friendly.
Many people think that linen is more suitable for spring and summer use, but this is not the case.
Linen is naturally moisture-wicking and is best used in humid environments. No matter the season, as long as you want your bedding to have moisture-absorbing and sweat-wicking properties, you can use it anytime.
And linen is naturally quick-drying, making it easier to dry in the same amount of time. This is also more friendly when used in humid and cold climates.
Linen bedding is the savior of the plum rainy weather in the south. It does not feel wet and cold like cotton bedding. It is dry and comfortable, quick-drying, warm in winter and cool in summer.
Its moisture removal performance is better than cotton. The human body is dehumidifying every day. Rheumatism and bone pain in middle age are caused by accumulated moisture. Using linen bedding is more beneficial to health.
The statement that “linen and woven hemp towels are antibacterial” is an exaggeration. It’s true that it’s environmentally friendly and quick-drying, and only handmade hemp is antibacterial. Compared to cotton, it is less prone to odor. Water absorbent, with the same quality, more water absorbent.
The price of very lustrous linen yarn is US$1/g, which is equivalent to silver. The finished product is more expensive, with solid color at least US$200/meter.
During the Victorian period, Irish linen was popular among Mediterranean aristocrats. It was a luxurious fabric that “can be worn by beggars but also has a lot of meaning.”
Belfast, the linen manufacturing center of Northern Ireland, is world-famous for its top-quality linen products and is a designated product for the European royal family.
Luxury brands generally like to use Italian linen because it is soft, not easy to wrinkle, has a finer surface and has a stronger luster. But Irish linen is the best. It has a soft luster, tough fibers, and thick fabric. It has a full sense of laziness after washing and has a cold feeling. The heavier it is, the more obvious the cold feeling is. It is a fabric that is truly warm in winter and cool in summer.
Good craftsmanship also depends on heaven
Yulu Ma refers to a craft, not a type of flax, just like the rock candy heart apple.
Good flax fiber should have been dew-processed, especially in areas that enjoy warm daytime temperatures and heavy dew. The flax is evenly spread over the grass, during which the fermentation between air, sun and dew takes 2-3 weeks to decompose the vegetable gum. This kind of linen is of better quality and lighter in color.
Compared with ordinary artificial warm water retting, Yulu Ma is a bit dependent on the weather. It is made through the infiltration of natural rainwater. During the days when flax is harvested, if there is abundant rain and proper retting, more high-quality rain-dew flax will be obtained; otherwise, the yield will be less.
Therefore, flax factories often mention the saying of flax big and small years, and this is the reason.
French or Belgian flax raw materials are one of the best flax raw materials in the world.
Linen is not perfect;
Just like nothing can be done to perfection.
Wrinkling is the disadvantage of linen. The heavier it is, the less likely it is to wrinkle. Those who don’t understand dislike wrinkles, but those who understand know how good they are. Linen is for yourself, you don’t care about other people’s opinions, I feel comfortable when I wrinkle it! Many people say that those who like linen are true love.
Linen loses lint because its nap is thicker and shorter than pure cotton, which makes it easier to have floating lint. There are pros and cons. The disadvantage of linen velvet is that it is thick and short, but it brings the advantage of breathability, which pure cotton products cannot achieve.
No product involving natural raw materials is perfect. If you want to get its advantages, you must tolerate its shortcomings. Therefore, those who are sensitive to lint or even have chronic respiratory diseases should not choose linen products.
Many people also find linen to be itchy, commonly known as “prickly”. This is also related to the natural properties of flax’s short and thick velvet. In the past, the domestic linen industry generally used a large amount of softeners to treat linen into pure cotton with a soft texture. This direction is wrong.
The feel of linen processed by big European brands is relatively broad and sinewy, retaining the unique charm of linen.
Real linen will be a bit irritating when used in the early stages and requires an adaptation process. After getting used to it, I believe most people can accept it.
Friends who are familiar with flax should know that the natural characteristics of flax raw materials, such as lint and itching, cannot be eradicated, but can only be alleviated. Because flax fibers are short and not as long as pure cotton, short fibers break easily, and when broken, they become fluff visible to the naked eye.
Not everyone can handle linen clothes, but when worn well, they can reveal a natural nobility. It is not exaggerated, very simple, and the upper body is elegant. Some people say that “wearing linen is actually a spiritual practice.”
Linen is a fabric that you like more and more the more you use it. Unlike cotton, which will be discarded after a period of use, linen will leave the mark of time.
Therefore, people who can accept flax really have an emotional attachment to flax.