Mother’s Day

Silk Clothing for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to spoil your mother or yourself with Silk. Either as silk clothing or silk accessories such as silk pillowcases or silk eyemasks. Silk is a fibre, a protein like your skin that when made up into garments is something that makes a person feel very special and less likely

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Silk dresses and their lining materials

Simply Silk

One great property of silk is its ability to absorb colours from natural clothing dyes. This makes it a wonderful fabric to make scarves and dresses out of. Often though you will find rather expensive silk dresses made of silk fabric (either a fine silk chiffon or georgette silk) that requires a lining as this

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Storm in a DD cup. Does sizing matter?

I recently read in the latest June edition of Ragtrader, a fashion industry magazine, where editor Tracy Porter highlighted the issues consumers have with sizing in the clothing industry. Some manufacturer’s even have different sizing amongst their own labels. It is hoped that the federal government will soon introduce a voluntary national sizing standard and

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How do you remove stains from silk clothing?.

This is a question I am often asked. Normally most silk can be hand washed with a gentle non alkaline soap or shampoo, with a capful of white vinegar added to the rinse water. This will also normally remove most stains. However stains from perspiration, perfumes, and deodorants can cause irritating marks on your silk

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Silk Pillowcases

Silk Pillowcases - Simply Silk and Bambootoo

I think we already know most of the features and benefits of wearing silk clothing next to our skin, but recently I have heard several anecdotal stories about the benefits of using silk pillowcases and eye masks. I decided to invest in some myself and have had amazing feedback from several sources. Older women have

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Silk Sleepwear for Men

Just lately i.e. in the past year I have had more requests for silk sleepwear for men by men. Yes I think we all know men are not presently the biggest purchasers of any clothing. They are often content to wear the same clothes year in and year out. In fact for many  the older

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