From Welsh sheep farms to American assembly lines and beyond, the plaid flannel shirt is your wardrobe’s hardest worker.
There is no textile in modern history that has been more central in shaping the way we dress and think about clothing than cotton.
Corduroy, despite having been around in one form or another for millennia, doesn’t get nearly the credit it deserves.
Fleece — the pioneering fabric that at one point became a symbol of all things schlubby — continues to be a hot commodity in cold weather.
In the mid-1800s, denim was the purview of niche workwear; today, no other textile feels more central to our lives and identities. It’s an ascent worth celebrating.