IS IT BETTER TO CHOOSE AN OXFORD BAG OR A CANVAS BAG?
What is the difference between them? The definition and material of the two are still very different. In fact, they have their own advantages and disadvantages. The main material of the Oxford bag generally involves polyester or nylon, while the canvas bag is mostly a thicker cotton fabric or hemp fabric, with two different specifications of coarse canvas and fine canvas.
THERE IS STILL A BIG DIFFERENCE IN DEFINITION AND MATERIAL
- The Oxford bag is named after the University of Oxford as the name implies, mainly because the traditional combed cotton fabric of the bag originated from Oxford University in the United Kingdom. It is a fabric made with a specific process. The material generally involves polyester or nylon. The Oxford bags made of polyester are generally used as bag fabrics such as school bags and shoulder bags, while the fabrics made of nylon are mainly used to make rain and flood protection products.
2. The canvas bag is defined by the original common term sail. Its fabric is very similar to that of a sail. It is mostly a thicker cotton fabric or linen fabric. There are two different specifications of thick canvas and fine canvas. Usually we use plain weave, sometimes twill weave.
OXFORD BAGS ARE MORE WATERPROOF THAN CANVAS BAGS
We have analyzed that nylon Oxford bags can be used as rain and flood protection products, so when they are made into bags, they have a certain degree of waterproof performance. They can be easily wiped off with a damp cloth after they are dirty, some simple stains For example, dust or oil stains are not easy to stay on the bag and can be cleaned up without refreshing.
Because the canvas bag is made of cotton and linen fabric, it is not waterproof. It is easy to get wet when exposed to water or rain. The surface is rough but also wear-resistant.
OXFORD BAGS ARE SPORTYSTYLE CANVAS BAGS ARE CASUAL AND ARTISTIC
The Oxford bag fabric is smooth and shiny. At the same time, it has strong abrasion resistance and manufacturing resistance. The version is also mainly in sports and leisure styles. It is easy to use with zippers, and it can also be matched with some sportswear and casual wear. definitely no problem.
The canvas bag is more inclined to the casual literary style. At the beginning, the canvas bag is still somewhat stiff, but after washing once, the fabric will soften and become more “gentle”, so it looks very biased towards the literary style, with some Cotton and linen clothes are still very uniform.
OXFORD BAGS ARE MORE RESISTANT TO DIRT THAN CANVAS BAGS
As mentioned above, the Oxford bag is waterproof and easy to take care of. The fabric is smooth and it is not easy to be stained. The canvas bag is just the opposite. The cotton and linen material used is easier to intercept stains. The bag is particularly resistant to dirt and needs to be cleaned frequently to ensure cleanliness. , And although the canvas-covered cotton and linen fabric is wear-resistant, it is also easy to pilling and destroy the surface smoothness.
CANVAS BAGS ARE MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY THAN OXFORD BAGS
At present, the material of canvas bag is more easily available and affordable, so it can be regarded as a very environmentally friendly bag. Many fashion professionals will use a canvas bag for interpretation during environmental protection week or some light literary occasions, so even though it has many Disadvantages, but on the whole it is more popular than the Oxford bag. After all, the Oxford bag fabric is not as soft and comfortable as the canvas bag, and some less safe ingredients will be added during the production process. Overall, it is indeed not as universal and more universal as the canvas bag. safety.
TO SUM UP:
The above comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of the two roughly shows that the Oxford bag is better or the canvas bag. In addition to personal preference, it seems that the canvas bag is better.