In the universe of the troubled of the fashion, ethnic, cotton, and polyester have shared the podium with a new material, which proved a massive hit for its spin-off fluid : the jersey. Thin, light and flexible, it is necessary in the spring-summer collection through the dresses, skirts and tops. So what is this fabric that has won the hearts ? Discover the jersey in this article !

Viscose : silk industrial, a synthetic fibre natural

For information on the viscose, a few words on its history, its design and its properties is needed. By far, the hearsay around this area, we suggest you do the tour on its design.

Viscose : a creation of the Nineteenth century

Although the silk trade was in full swing in the course of the Nineteenth century, it was still associated with the luxury and sold at high prices. It is in this context that two Frenchman, Hilaire de Chardonnet, and Augustus Delbac, have sought to design fibers as fine, light and delicate as silk. The discovery was then patented by the British who made it popular in the world.

How it is conceived of viscose ?

Although the viscose is the result of an industrial manufacturing and uses a synthetic process, it is made primarily of natural materials. Just like the cotton, the viscose contains 90% of cellulose from wood of feuillis, such as beech, or wood resin as spruce.

The wood is then dissolved to obtain a viscous paste which serra stretched, and then dried until the filaments to the lengths infinite patterns. Then, the caustic soda takes the relay to offer the same shine and feel silky which is found in the silk.

What are the properties of viscose ?

Thanks to its manufacturing process, the viscose combines the characteristics of a textile, natural and synthetic.

• Due to the high concentration of cellulose, viscose fiber allow good air circulation, where its significant presence in the clothing collection ethnic spring-summer.
• Viscose integrates a high proportion of natural elements and is, therefore, biodegradable. Like cotton, it is a tissue that cannot be felt-not.
• Viscose designed in an artificial manner has a very great regularity ; this allows him to properly absorb the color.
• A fabric-viscose rushes to the silhouette by its fallen fluid and smooth appearance that has virtually no fold.

The jersey: soft, light and fluid

In general, the jersey refers to a technique of knitting fine fibers is recognizable by its meshes. A face in U and a reverse wave are the typical features of a jersey fabric. The success of this technique mainly lies in theelasticity of the natural mesh.

The jersey, what is it ?

Referring to the previous explanations, the jersey is a knitted fabric from viscose fibre that will be recognized by its extreme fineness and fluidity. A natural flexibility, she can still associate with theelastane for really stretch.

What are the features of the jersey ?

What is viscose jersey?

In terms of clothing, the jersey has characteristics that make it a material highly recommended for clothing, ethnic light and fluid.

A comfortable fabric in summer

Dresses bohemian, blouses or tunics, flowing skirts and diaphanous is in the design of all with viscose simply because it is a fabric that is very comfortable with a soft touch and smooth with an elasticity that ensures a perfect fit and good air circulation for a healthy dose of freshness.

A fabric that retains the color

In fashion ethnic where colors and patterns are kings, the jersey has the advantage of keeping the colors bright for a long time. The risk of heat tinting are minimal, and the tone of the grounds continues.

A fabric that is easy to maintain

A textile produced by a treating synthetic celluloses speaks more easily than the silk, even if the jersey requires a few precautions like washing at proper temperature and an ironing regularly to maintain the softness and shine of the fabric.

A cloth with a few drawbacks

The fineness and lightness, which are the major advantages of the jersey also represent its Achilles ' heel.

*The jersey is a little absorbent
In everyday life, this means that the fabric does not absorb moisture and will leave it to the reflected traces of sweat if you sweat a lot. Certainly, the aspect of breathable jersey, you can take advantage of every breeze, but when it does there will be no, the heat will be because of you.

*The jersey is not too suited for the cold
In addition to being late, the jersey allows a good circulation of air, which is not recommended when the air cools or becomes cold. Fortunately, it can be combined with other materials such as polyester and cotton.