It looks like denim, feels like cotton, and hangs like linen. Chambray is a linen-finished gingham cloth with a white weft (across) and a coloured warp (down). The coloured warp is usually blue (which is partly why we think denim), but it doesn't have to be, it is also produced in white and red, as well as yarn-dye woven prints. . Although chambray is primarily a lightweight fabric, it is also made in heavier weights for fall.
Also by adding Lycra/spandex is blended into the chambray fabric content to produce stretch chambray. Chambray is a plain weave fabric, and is weaved using a more basic technique. Chambray tends to be a thinner material, moves a lot easier, and is much better suited for the summer/autumn seasons
Chambray and Fashion?
Dress it up or dress it down, button it up, tie it up or try it as a bathing suit cover up this Spring/summer. It’s both classic and trendy at the same time, and provides a refreshing update to most outfits.
There are tons of skirt options available as well as Chambray dresses which are also very popular. The best thing about them? They go with any color. Seriously. Besides, chambray skirts and dresses are dressier, classier, and all around more stylish.