China is the birthplace of silk. Sericulture has a history of over 6,000 years. Though first reserved for Chinese royalty, silk spread gradually to the rest of the world along the Silk Road. The best is still made by artisans in this ‘City of Silk’, using secret methods.
Silk originated in ancient China. All of our silk fabrics are imported from Suzhou, the famous silk city in China. The price of Silk being reflective of it’s manufacturing difficulty, handling issues, and controls on output from suppliers.
Our silk is sourced from the same factory that supplies Max Mara, Alexander Wang, and other luxury labels. They produce the yarns from the cocoon and weave it in house to make sure that the quality is consistent by monitoring each vital process.
We use Silk Crepe de Chine a lot. It is known for having a beautiful drape. Sometimes we sandwash the fabric for a matte finish based on different designs.
silk can indeed be machine washable if the setting is gentle enough. Pair your delicate wash setting with cold water. To avoid any tearing of the silk during the machine wash process, it is recommended to place clothes into a mesh bag.
Oxygen and chlorine bleaches could harm the dye or other finishes applied to the fabric. Silk fabrics can be damaged if you rub them with stain remover while they are wet.
High heat hurts Natural Fibers. Silk cloth should be hung or laid out flat to dry. if you find the need to iron it, be sure to avoid scorching temperatures. Use a warm iron while your Silk product is still a bit damp, and you will get the best results.