Cotton is a natural fiber the plant creates by photosynthesis that is non-irritating to the human skin.
Moves moisture away from the skin into the fabric itself while staying comfortable.
Its fibers hold dye extremely well and can be dyed into almost every color with high color fastness.
The fibers are strong and robust when wet, so it’s easy to care for cotton garments.
There are no adverse chemical reactions during dry cleaning so you can wash your cotton pretty much any way you like.
Relative to other fabrics, cotton is strong and can handle a high amount of stress with wear and tear.
Cotton tends to fall around the body in an attractive way. Making it popular with designers of all kinds of garments.
Unlike thinner, flimsier materials, cotton is predictable to work with, contributing to its lower price.
Picture is a long sleeve from Uniqlo's premium cotton collection.