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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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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Bamboo fabric is eco friendly

Bamboo fabric is one of the world’s most sustainable eco friendly resources  because it is one of the worlds fastest-growing plants and does not have to have its roots removed when it is harvested  causing erosion. It can be harvested annually regenerating from the roots, replacing the crop naturally without the need for re-planting or

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Machine washable silk pillowcases

I have just heard from my silk supplier in China that the silk pillowcases I manufacture and sell wholesale and on line are completely machine washable. The only safeguards are the following: Wash on a gentle cycle on your washing machine Keep the temperature to 40C Do not use an enzymatic or alkaline soap. I

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Have silk, will travel

Silk makes wonderful travel clothing. I make regular trips overseas to visit my manufacturers and to get inspiration for the Simply Silk range. In fact right now I am on a trip to Vietnam, China and for the first time, to Laos. I’ll take some photos along the way and post them to the Simply

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