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Seersucker - Seersucker is a cotton fabric woven in such a way that some threads bunch together, giving the fabric a wrinkled appearance in places. Traditionally associated with the Summer months, the word came into English from Hindi, which originates from the Persian words ‘shir o shakar’, meaning ‘milk and sugar’, probably from the resemblance of its smooth and rough stripes to the smooth surface of milk and bumpy texture of sugar. The wrinkled appearance actually causes the fabric to be held away from the skin when worn, facilitating improved heat dissipation and air circulation.