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Unread 10-18-2011, 12:11 PM   #185
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lulu.doll -- For breathability, natural fibres (e.g. cotton) are usually a good bet -- I've worn five layers of cotton and silk, including a couple heavy ones, and been fairly comfortable in a hot summer. That said, for the top I'd suggest looking for a mid- to heavyweight cotton sateen; it'll give you some of the sheen in that image without being really shiny, and while it looks substantial it breathes rather well. If you really don't want any sheen, consider a cotton twill. (That top's a slightly odd colour, but you could dye cottons if you wanted to.) You could also consider layering a wicking undershirt beneath it to help with sweat.

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