05/27/2014 12:06 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Know Your Fabrics: Modal & MicroModal

Modal. What is it? What does it do? What's wrong with just plain, regular cotton? No worries. Like always, over at The Underwear Expert, we're here to answer all your underwear needs. For one, modal is incredibly luxurious and silky smooth. It's also -- unlike cotton -- shrink resistant, and unlikely to fade, so your colors stay sharp and bright. Moisture-wicking and lightweight, MicroModal takes it to the next level.

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