Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Linen is laborious to manufacture, but the fiber is very strong, absorbent and dries faster than cotton.
Garments made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness in hot and humid weather.
Presently, trousers, dresses, shirts are being made with linen. ... Linen is used for a variety of purposes. The use of linen fabric has gone beyond the fashion industry alone. It is now used in mix with other materials and is used for daily wear.