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Textiles that Changed Fashion Forever

These textiles revolutionized American fashion forever.

Characteristics

  • Polyester is very durable and is resistant to many chemicals
  • This is a popular fabric in the fashion industry, as it is resistant to shrining and stretching. It is also resistant to wrinkling and abrasions
  • The fibersused to create Polyester are very strong yet lightweight
  • The fibersare easily dyed
  • It retains its shape very well
  • Polyester fabric is easy to look after and it can be washed and dried at home
  • It is a quick drying fabric, so a popular choice for outdoors clothing