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A sundress in....October

If I had to pick an all time favourite fabric type it would be rayon. So soft, and smooth, and drapey, and easy to iron. Yes it does crease but never crumples too badly.

It gets a bad rap, rayon. While bamboo and tencel are all the rage, some people seem to hear rayon and think nylon (most notably Anna Wintour in the The First Monday in May, sneering at the curtains for the Met ball "is that nylon, rayon, urgh" sneering laughter) when in fact rayon is a natural fibre, albeit heavily processed. However just like bamboo and viscose and cupro and tencel, rayon is a cellulose made from wood pulp I understand, and considered semi synthetic, but it's breathable and can take a hot iron.

Spotlight always has a heap of rayon in variety of prints, often with a navy, black or white background. Some seasons are better than others but recently the selection has been pretty good and included a lot of florals and birds.

I think it must be mass produced in huge quantities in China beca…

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