Why We Love Pima Cotton

Posted by Cheryl Rapp on

Pima cotton is hypoallergenic, resistant to pilling, extremely durable, absorbent and it's no wonder it is one of the highest quality cottons in the world. Pima cotton is grown and harvested mainly in Peru. 

You can pass down the clothing to your second or third child, or even beyond! Pima cotton is extremely durable and unbelievably soft.  It is so soft, it resembles silk, which is perfect for a new baby's sensitive skin. Pima cotton is extra long staple (ELS) cotton. By law, ELS cotton fibers are at least 3/8 inch longer than short staple cotton. This makes it one of the longest cotton strands in the world. This is why Pima cotton does not hold stains like regular cottons do. Hand harvested, Pima cotton is environmentally friendly, has bright white fibers and is virtually free from impurities.

Listed are the best brands that use only Pima cotton and you can get them right here at the Children’s Clothing Patch!

Magnolia Baby: “finely detailed, sophisticated designs for babies and children. Beginning with the highest-grade Pima cotton and the most delicate of hand embroideries, Magnolia Baby’s first layette became synonymous with comfort, style and luxury.The brand strives to invent smart, functional designs without sacrifice to detail, distinction, or stylish appeal. Whether it is the baby softness of the 100% Pima cotton layette, or the rich fabrics of the special occasion dressing, an intricate focus is placed on design, wearability and quality.”

Kissy Kissy: “These garments are designed to celebrate these milestones—and every treasured moment in between. Because one thing's for sure, just like those fleeting firsts, these sweet days of babyhood are precious and few. And every day spent in our Peruvian Pima cotton is special indeed. We use only the highest quality fibers to produce a luxuriously smooth texture that’s the next best thing to your kisses and cuddles on baby's skin. It's the reason our soft is softer, our whites are whiter, and our clothes last longer. And to match the joy and excitement of your new arrival, our timeless prints have a universal appeal that you can cherish today, tomorrow and always. And we pack our tiny fashions with as many little flourishes as possible, including delicate embroideries, frilly ruffles and generous smocking. The end result is undeniably sweet, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Because the best things in life may come in small packages, but they don't stay small for long!”


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