Whether to wash your denims or freeze it is a dilemma that has puzzled the modern day denimoholics for years. But for those who prefer easy breezy movement and comfort over toughness, and have chosen stretch denim jeans as their no-brainer clothing option–it’s not even a matter to fuss over.
The question of wash or freeze is majorly relevant to raw denims, which; mind you, are totally different from stretch denims. While washing raw denim jeans is dreaded out of a fear of discoloration and shrinkage, stretch denim is mostly fuss free that way. There’s minimal fading in stretch jeans since most of the dye is already cured and the only thing to be a teeny-bit careful about, is to avoid damaging its synthetic fibers so that it remains stretchy (hence comfortable) for a longer period of time.
When the time arrives to clean up your jeans, just turn it inside out and pop it in the cold water inside your washing machine. If you wish to go gentle on your beloved pair to keep it for longer, then just hand-wash it and leave it to dry naturally without running it through the dryer. With the use of cold water and the hang-to-dry method, you can reduce the damage done to the elasticity of your denim and increase the longevity of the stretch.
For stretch denims that take minimum damage, look for the ones made with INVIYA® and wear-n- wash your denim as and when you like.
Don’t slacken in your fashion statements at work, especially when you have bottom wear like Slacks to your rescue. What are slacks and why are we talking about it suddenly? Can it be worn to office, it sounds informal. What kind of slacks are the best for me? We have tried to answer all of these questions in this piece, just read on and take advantage of the latest slack trend for office wear.
Slacks have been around since ages, they are nothing but formal pants that can be worn without complete formal attire. By this we mean that you can wear a pair of slacks with a blouse or even t-shirt and go to work (if your office code allows you to wear t-shirts, that is) and not have to top it off with a blazer or a formal jacket. Yes, it will still be counted as formal bottom wear.
Slacks may be made of stretch fabric or non-stretch fabric, depending on where you buy it or get it tailored from.
We always suggest getting bottom wear for office that stretches because it is meant to be worn for longer hours and it helps if there is room for moving around freely with stretch. In the case of slacks we highly recommend ones made with stretch fabric because they are generally tailored for a snug fit.
So the next time you feel like dressing formal but with spunk, just put on a pair of slacks made with stretch fabric and rock a meeting, presentation, interview or just about anything!
Monsoon puddles can be extremely fun, but not when you have to step out for work! Whether you like it or not they are going to be around and getting your office wear dirty is the easiest calamity during monsoon. If you follow a few easy and simple monsoon office wear tips, however, you can minimise the possibility of getting your attire dirty and stay fresh and clean for work.
Crop Leg Trousers:
These are must haves in your monsoon office wardrobe. Why? It’s fairly simple– crop leg trousers are shorter in length, they hang above your ankle, naturally making them less prone to getting wet if you encounter water-logged areas on your way. How short? You can decide how short based on your personal taste, as long as it fits within the office dress code boundaries. Ones made with Cotton Stretch Yarn made fabric are ideal, from a freedom of movement point of view.
Quarter Sleeve, Half Sleeve or Sleeveless Tops:
The same logic as the crop leg trousers, crop sleeve tops are ideal for monsoon weather simply because the lesser the fabric, the lesser the chances of it getting wet and staying wet, especially if you travel in non-ac transport. We suggest wearing fitted sleeveless, half or quarter sleeved tops made with cotton stretch yarn if cotton is your choice of fabric for office wear.
Light Fabric Applications:
Light Cotton Stretch Yarn or polycotton stretch yarn made fabric applications are easier to dry off because heavy cotton yarn made fabrics have a tendency to absorb more water. You can avoid jeans but wear jeggings or leggings. For tops, breezy collarless shirts make a great option. Also, avoid too much layering. The lighter, the better.