Khadi or khaddar is one of the traditional fabrics of India that has been largely used and brought to fame by Mahatama Gandhi ji before the time of Independence of India. But it is due the rich quality of the fabric it has been in to prominence for more than 60 years of independence. Earlier, khadi was more recognized amid people of rural India and was considered as the fabric for rural and poor people. It was earlier down upon but over the period of time there have been many fashion designers who brought this fabric to the ramp and showcased in different designs and patterns in front of the globe which made it highly demanding fabric in contemporary times.
Bestowing the credit to young stylists and creative who have unveiled wonderful sarees and kurta pajamas in Khadi, it has become a fashion statement now. One can find diverse outfits as in saree, skirts, kurtas and tops made from this fabric. It is certainly one of the mainly demanded fabrics during summers due to its quality of being sweat free and cool fabric. It is currently a much preferred fabric over cotton, silk, wool as it more comfy to carry.
One of the exclusive feature about Khadi is it makes the wearer cool during summers and warm during winters which has flowed it demand amid people of all age groups. Khadi kurtas are the most usually found outfits and is majorly worn by university going girls and boys as it is easy to wear, carry and maintain. Though Khadi is pricier than cotton yet would effortlessly fit in to one’s budget and is much rational than other fabrics like silk. Furthermore, it is much in trend which makes the wearer a part of the modern fashion world.