COOL MEN: THE ALLURE OF INDIAN COTTONS – TAASA Review September 2022
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This article was originally found in the September 2022 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 31, Issue 3, Page 16).
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Peter McNeil T here is a major body of research concerning the uptake of Indian cottons in Euro-american women’s dress since the 17th century, but less so for men.
Printed floral cottons (chintzes) were particularly popular for women’s skirts, dresses and accessories and were relatively popular.
Men’s dress also made use of cottons but it has been much less studied and collected than women’s...