As an antidote to fast fashion and pollutants from the fashion industry. I wanted to focus on pure white GOTS certified Giza Egyptian Cotton. Egyptian cotton, although from the pima cotton family has unique properties due to the hot, very dry climate of the nile valley. The extra long staple length, finer fibres, and hand harvesting processing of Egyptian cotton are unique. The result is luxuriously smooth fabric that feels like silk.
Egypt’s cotton crop rotation and production is controlled by government agencies and certification is managed at many levels both nationally and internationally.
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