Khadi- a fabric used to start India's freedom movement. Gaining immense popularity in the 19th
century, khadi lost its importance and value post-independence. The word 'khadi' is a Sanskrit
word, which means handspun cloth. When Prime Minister Modi made his appearance in khadi,
the fabric regained its status and turned the political-making statement cloth to a sartorial one.
Khadi has seamlessly made it it's way to the fashion scene of young India. Why has khadi
become the new trending fabric? Here’s a list of top benefits of khadi because of which it has
become the new demand in the fashion industry.
1.Quality- Khadi is made from raw materials of cotton, silk, and wool. It is spun on a
Charkha, i.e., handwoven, which makes it highly durable and long-lasting. Thus, you can
use khadi products for ages without any wear out.
2.Comfortable- This is the most crucial factor that every woman looks for before buying
fabric. Khadi is a magical fabric. It’s an all-season fabric, i.e., giving warmth in cold
winters and providing coolness in torrid summers. Besides being soft and light in touch,
khadi is also a body-friendly fabric which does not cause any allergies or irritations.
3.Air Permeation- This fabric provides maximum air permeation. The loom used to make
the khadi blends the threads in such a way that allows maximum air to permeate. Thus,
this fabric is very appeasing in summer.
4.Unique Appeal- Khadi products are handwoven and dyed. Each product is different is
created as a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that no one else will ever own. It has a very
peculiar style and finish. When you wear khadi, it will definitely make you stand out of
the crowd and give you a unique appeal.
5.Eco-Friendly- Last but not the least, the best part of khadi is that it is eco-friendly. In this
era of global warming, "Go Green" has become a fashion statement. Khadi is one such
product that supports the statement. The making of khadi does not rely on any electric
unit and manufacturing processes. Hence, it leaves zero carbon footprint compared to
other textiles that release pollutants in their manufacturing process.
Khadi dresses, sarees, tops, blouses, and pants are classy and chic comfortable. So it’s time for
you to give khadi some space in your wardrobe.