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Pima cotton fabric

Peruvian pima coton by mimi & august

CONSIDERED ONE OF THE BEST COTTONS IN THE WORLD

Gossypium barbadense, commonly known as Pima cotton, is an extraordinary fabric that has been cultivated in Peru for more than 5000 years. The fiber of Pima cotton is fine and long, which results in a very soft and delicate fabric that is resistant to many washes.

HARVESTED WITH CARE

Our Pima cotton is grown by hand in the humid coastal valleys of northern Piura and Chira in Peru. This natural fiber has a wax coating that gives a unique shine and touch. Picked by hand, this cotton has no impurities, in contrast to the industrial cottons that contain pesticides. A natural fiber also leads to fewer imperfections in the yarn, giving an even smoother finish. Lastly, It is a more ecological process.

WHAT MAKES PERUVIAN PIMA COTTON SO SPECIAL?

Peruvian Pima cotton has uncomparable softness, is extremely durable and highly resistant to pilling. It allows the skin to breathe much better, prevents allergies, skin irritations, thus being the perfect fabric for people who have delicate skin. In addition, the use of this fiber makes the garments more resistant to washing, they do not deform or lose their consistency unlike products made with synthetic textiles.

PIMA COTTON BARELY ACCOUNTS FOR 2% OF THE WORLD COTTON PRODUCTION