It all began in the year 1987, when the Lekhraj family, with an established garment export manufacturing unit, had an idea - to use the excess fabric to make quality cotton shirts. The shirts were put on sale and sold almost immediately. This is at a time when cotton clothing was not even considered fashionable. This prompted them to open their first store with just a few garments on display. The response was tremendous. And Cottonworld was born.