One of the biggest trends, when it comes to the 9 yards of drape, is the Georgette Saree. From Bollywood stars to Hollywood icons, to the fashionista next door, Georgette has made its way into every ladyís heart with its flowy and light material.
Like most of the biggest fashion trends in the world, the fabric of georgette was made in France by†Madame Georgette de la Plante sometime around 1915. Although it is believed that the inspiration for this fabric was derived from the fabric ďChiffonĒ, keeping Georgette stronger and more durable.
Coming back to the fabric, letís look at some tips and tricks to take care of your Georgettes!
It is very important that you wash your georgettes by hand and use a mild soap for it. Physical stress to the material while washing like stretching can harm the fabric. Too much pressure or stretching is harmful to the threads and can lead to a tear. Also, make sure to check for washing instructions when you buy georgette as they have varied requirements at times and also keep in mind if there are any embellishments or embroidery on it.
† † † † †2. Drying
It is very crucial that you donít dry out your georgettes in direct sunlight as they can affect the colour of the fabric, especially when wet. Air drying is a good option. Also to avoid any tears, avoid wringing the fabric and let the water drip and drain naturally.
Tip: donít use many clothes pins for it weakens the fabric.
† † † † †3. Storage
Avoid hanging the fabric on a hanger as it leads to tearing. Also, make it point to refold your georgettes every once in a while. Change the fold lines on the regular basis to avoid ripping of the fabric.
† † † † †4. Usage
Wearing a georgette outfit is definitely very nerve wrecking. A slight contact with a sharp object can lead to a tear without a minuteís notice. Also, avoid wearing georgettes in direct sunlight. Yes, it applies while wearing too! In case of the unavoidable spill, wipe off the stain with a napkin and avoid rubbing too hard and give it a wash afterward.
Handling Georgette can be a little stressing but itís all made worth the effort when we are there in our gorgeous outfits being all graceful and stylish.
This festive season, look your best in the gorgeous range of georgettes at Soch !†