The natural indigo garments are made from the organic dye indigo, extracted from the indigo plant. It is a species belonging to the bean family. Popularly known as ‘true indigo’, the plant termed as indigofera tinctoria in botany literature. Historically, the indigo powder was first introduced in India and later found its way to Europe.
The natural indigo dyeing process is used to color the fabrics worldwide and is liked by people. Navy blue is a beautiful color having its origin in the indigo powder derived from the plant. The garments made from indigo color are safe and healthy to wear.
Natural indigo garments are available in various shades in the market and the consumers find them appealing. The most famous of these natural indigo fabrics and apparels is the denim jeans or blue jeans which are considered to be a heavy duty garment made usually from a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric.
The natural indigo garments are suitable for all age groups of consumers, both male and female. There are various types of natural indigo garments available in the market and the consumers find them to be attractive and affordable.
Manufacturers of organic fabrics for making garments prefer the indigo dye as it can be applied to the virgin cotton tissues easily and various shades can be obtained as per the demand or trend in the market. The natural indigo garments are said to have anti-allergic properties and do not produce any adverse health effects on regular or prolog use.
There is a good demand for the natural indigo garments in India and elsewhere. In recent times, the conscious and educated consumers across the socio-economic spectrum prefer these garments for being eco-friendly, economical and durable.