Don’t we just hate when our clothes soaked in sweat stick to our body in summer? The icky feeling is something we have all experienced and it only gets worse as the mercury and humidity levels rise. Wearing uncomfortable clothes in summer only worsens it and so, to let your body breathe, we have drawn up a list of five fabrics that will keep you cool in the heat. Yes, there are more options than cotton to stay cool this summer. So, before you buy anything new, don’t forget to check the tiny label inside the garment to find out what fabric it is made of. ALSO SEE 5 summer dresses every woman must have in her wardrobeAlso Read - India to Exercise Its Right to Reply Against Pakistan PM Imran Khan's References on Kashmir at UNGA


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One of the best and most cost-effective fabrics you can wear in summer is undoubtedly cotton. The breathable fabric is easily available in India and largely worn as well by children as well as adults. Light colors especially white and cream shades rule the house when it comes to cotton outfits but now, brands offer other hues as well that one can choose from. Cotton garments range from dresses to kurtas to tops and even pants and are certainly a blessing on hot days. Also Read - Horoscope Today, September 25, Saturday: Virgo, Libra And Scorpio Can Expect Positive Results on Work Front


If there is one fabric that is simply the best in any season, it is linen. But more so in the summer as it is airy and do not stick to the body. Linen comes in several grades and is on the expensive side as a plain linen shirt can cost you Rs 2,000 and upwards. However, people are soon realising the comfort of wearing linen clothes on a hot day and don’t mind shelling out a few extra bucks to stay comfortable. Fashion labels already offer everything in linen from shorts to tops, shirts, pants and even linen sarees. Also Read - Committed to Taking on Toughest Challenges We Face Together, Tweets Biden After Bilateral Meeting With PM Modi


Khadi, one of the oldest fabrics found in India, this fabric has made a comeback in the market thanks to fashion designers showcasing it on the ramp in a chic way. Khadi is one of the most comfortable fabrics for summer and looks elegant too. It is hand-woven cotton and that is why it resembles it. There are brands that sell just Khadi sarees, skirts, tops and shirts. ALSO SEE Showstopper Chitrashi Rawat stuns us in a khadi dress


Chanderi, is a lightweight fabric that makes it apt for summer. It is also available in bright colors and has a slight sheen to it which makes it wearable for parities as well. Chanderi is a blend of cotton with light silk and some zari. You can buy kurtras as well as Chanderi sarees. It isn’t too commonly found in western wear yet. The fabric is wearable and also looks good.


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Chambray is a blended fabric that resembles denim but is actually cotton-silk or linen with a colored and white yarn. It is cheaper than linen but slightly more expensive than cotton and is the perfect replacement for your jeans in the summer. You will find shirts, pants, skirts and tops available in chambray fabric.

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