Stretch fabric is something that is known for its stretchability. Some popular stretch fabrics have partial fabrics. Some other fabrics are stretchable due to their production method like looping. Stretching fabrics simplify themselves as figure-flattering material.
Lycra increases the water resistance of the product and it does not neutralize the fabric's other qualities. For example, cotton fabric preserves the positive properties of cotton fabrics and such as breathability, water absorption quality, and hyperallergenicity. Whereas Stretch fabrics are perfect for sportswear, women's clothing, home textiles, stage outfits, and underwear.