Silk prices going up

Unfortunately we hear from our suppliers mainly in China, that silk prices have beensteadily going up, and in fact have already gone up by 38% in the past 2 years. I have been trying to fathom why this is and will get a response soon but usually it is when demand outstrips supply. We also

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Silk Pillowcases

Silk Pillowcases - Simply Silk and Bambootoo

When is pure silk not pure silk? Recently I saw some silk pillowslips advertised online. They seemed quite a bit cheaper than the ones I sell though Simply Silk  so I wondered what they would be like if I ordered some. Well they did come in a box  that stated they were pure silk pillowcases

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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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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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David Warnsbrough poem on silk

This is the full transcript of a poem on silk written exclusively for Simply Silk by a well know poet  David Wansbrough, Sydney,  Australia SILK Silk. Whisper the word slowly so the lips pout, but not quite kiss. Silk. No other sound allows the tongue to rhythmically undulate, until the top of its tip barely

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Simply Silk News

Simply Silk News

Simply Silk News – Yes I know it is eons since I have written anything about silk and I am happy to keep writing more about silk if it is what you want to know about. I think though that I have already made a good start albeit a few years ago, and well there

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Next news update on starting my Simply Silk label

Simply Silk Celebrations

The Simply Silk Label was a collaboration with my good friend Jan who knew more about patterns, sewing and designs than I did while I concentrated on finding new suppliers to manufacture our designs in Vietnam. We contacted several sources both within Australia and Vietnam and then proceeded to find the best service/price/ delivery times

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