Fashion

3 EASY WAYS TO STAY DRY & COOL IN HUMID WEATHER

It is not easy to stay cool in this heat and humidity during the rainy season in Bali. But the answer is in the fabrics. Check out our guide to the 3 best breathable fabrics to help you chill out this summer 9 degrees below equator.

LINEN

It was made for the heat. Linen textiles are some of the oldest in the world nad people have been wearing it for centuries and for good reason. The natural fibre and light weave allow for maximum breathability; the coolest of the cool.It gets wrinkled a lot, but if you don’t like ironing lightly spray your garment with a water bottle and smooth over wrinkles with your hand.

BLENDS

Bali Pocket 015 February_page88_image89Synthetic fabrics are known for detracting moisture (think: athletic wear), so they are great in humid climates. Blended fabrics keep their shape and require little to no maintenance like ironing. They resist heat well, so you can wash and dry garments without worrying about dam- age or dreaded shrinkage.

COTTON

It is perfect for all climates. This natural fibre allows air to circulate & move freely through the fabric, which makes the heat more bearable. It is actually like a built-in air-conditioner for your body.■

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