About Linen / linen summer fashions
The experience of the cool and smooth feel of linen fabric against skin, whether sleeping in linen sheets or wearing linen clothes is too short for us, living in northern hemisphere. Because linen IS for summer. Hebe Dorsey, the famed fashion editor of The Herald Tribune once told me: "You do not want to be caught wearing linen, particularly in color white, before Memorial Day weekend or after Labor Day weekend." While that rule might be somewhat rigid, it is true that linen is identified with warm weather. Exception being table linens. Thanksgiving or Christmas table, set with linen tablecloth and...