Silk's history is an embodiment of sophistication and luxury. For many years the fabric was made for the Emperor only and eventually was used as a currency in trading.
Up to this day, silk is still considered to be the epitome of luxury. People love its texture and the beautiful patterns created out of this fabric. But beyond the beauty and class, it exudes, it is definitely not another case of style over substance.
BENEFITS OF SILK
One of its many benefits is its temperature adaptability. Silk is capable of keeping us warm during winter and keeping us cool in summer.
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Silk is a fabric created by certain insects and arachnids. The silk we use for commercial productions comes from silkworms.
Silk is a natural protein fibre. It is so smooth and has a natural temperature regulating property. Protein fibre has the ability to sync with our skin, which creates an insulating feeling that warms our body.
Compared to other fabrics that have protein fibre (like wool and cashmere), silk dries faster which allows the skin moisture, which causes heat loss, to disappear almost instantly.
Silk has low conductivity; it keeps warm air tight to the skin which lets you stay warm in cooler weather. The fabric is breathable and lightweight, you don't have to worry about feeling hot and sweaty.
CAN SILK KEEP ME WARM EVEN WHEN WET?
YES! True enough, silk's magical qualities allow you to stay warm even if the fabric is wet. Silk absorbs around 30% of moisture. Silk is a great fabric to use when you're an active person or an outdoorsy kind of person. It gives you comfort and allows you to move freely without feeling uneasy because of sweat and
5 SILK PRODUCTS TO KEEP YOU WARM THROUGHOUT THE DAY
Many would agree that the best time of the day is slipping into your sleepwear and going to bed. It has been known for years that silk pillowcases help prevent bed head and wrinkles. Lying on silk bed sheets and blankets helps us get that goodnight's sleep that our body needs. What a way to end the day by wrapping our bodies with silk blankets.
2. PYJAMAS / SLEEPWEAR / EYE MASKS
What a great addition to ending the day with comfortable sleepwear. Whether it is spring, summer, fall, or winter, silk adapts to the temperature giving us the comfort our body needs to get quality sleep.
To complete your sleep suit, add in the silk eye mask, to retain the moisture around your eyes so you'd wake up fresh and rejuvenated.
When it comes to the best underwear, it's all about keeping our body warmth where it should be. With silk's breathable quality, it absorbs moisture in the area. Fewer rashes and infections occur because moisture evaporates very quickly while keeping you warm in the area.
4. BLANKET SCARVES
You will never go wrong with these blanket scarves. These oversized scarves can be converted as a wraparound top like a tube top or a makeshift coat. You can use them as a blanket or you can always wear them around your neck.
5. TWILLY SCARVES
Twilly scarves are narrow. It is a very versatile type of scarf that can be used as an accessory in any occasion. It is usually used as a hair accessory, like a tie or headband. It is also commonly used as bag charms or wrapped around bag handles.
For additional warmth, you can use this around your neck, to trap the heat to avoid heat loss so you can keep that warm and cosy feeling.
So, you see, silk is definitely not another case of style over substance.
It is a great piece of fashion to complete your outfit and it also helps you stay warm during colder seasons.
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