Polyester is much warmer than cotton and in cold weather, cotton should not be worn close to the body, particularly in undergarments. Cotton does not hold heat well when it is dry and when it is damp or has absorbed body... More »

According to the About.com laundry section, the best way to clean a polyester jacket is to machine wash it on the permanent-press setting: a warm water and a cool rinse setting. Wash the jacket using a high-quality laund... More »

While the labels on many polyester objects suggest dry cleaning to remove wrinkles and stains, many polyester items can be safely machine washed at home in warm water. More »

Polyester cotton is a combination of polyester and cotton that is used together to make many different types of clothing and undergarments. One common combination of the two materials uses 51 percent cotton and 49 percen... More »

Poly cotton is a fabric that consists of cotton and polyester fibers. The most common ratio is a 65-percent cotton and 35-percent polyester blend, but 50/50 blends are used as well. The combination provides the benefits ... More »

Some common materials used for making clothes include cotton, silk, rayon, wool, polyester, linen and nylon. Fur, leather and denim are other materials used for making clothes. More »

Under Armour's HeatGear is a line of mesh clothing that cools the body with breathability, while ColdGear is a line of cold weather clothing that is very light and incredibly warm. HeatGear clothing is made from a light,... More »