Human history is inextricably linked to fashion evolution and often interlaced with the fabric textures that, over the centuries, have become iconic.
Among these, we certainly have to mention linen, part of style history since the dawn of time. But what is linen? Together with hemp and cotton, linen is one of the most used plant fibers by man: linen nets were already found in pile-dwelling villages of 8,000 or 11,000 years before Christ, and it was the very first textile fiber that men have ever woven: in fact, unlike wool or cotton, this material has long fibers which lend themselves to being immediately woven, and was one of the first textile fibers to have been created and marketed in Ancient Egypt.
To prove the success of this fabric, there are various documents, come down to the present day and kept for centuries in pyramids, tombs, and stone inscriptions. Known for its whiteness, linen symbolized gods’ purity and became very popular over the years, especially in the Middle Ages, spreading throughout Europe; it is a popularity that continues today, both for the aesthetics of linen and for its properties — especially during summer.