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Ironing a Silk Dress and Other Things You Need to Know About Silk Dresses

Before learning specifically about silk dresses, here is a bit of background. A dress makes a woman look feminine. A dress is a one-piece clothing that has a skirt for the bottom part. It has been worn for many centuries and has changed form over the years. Before, dresses look bulky because of the complex designs but today, dresses are slim- looking, and show the contours of the body.

There are different kinds of dresses. There are gowns, cocktail dresses, Sunday dresses and others. There are also different designs. Among these are sheath, shift, sundress, jumper, tent, maxi, wrap, A line, empire dress and many more. Different fabrics and materials can be used in making a dress. You can utilize tulle, cotton, wool, silk and others. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Wear Silk Dresses

Ah, the look and the feel of silk dresses. Nothing can come off as sensual as silk. Its soft and smooth texture can illicit goosebumps all the way to the neck – or is it just me? The fabric is very cool to the skin and is very absorbent which makes it is a great choice for clothes during the warm months of the year and while doing activities; and during the cold weather, it keeps warm air close to the skin, providing great insulation.

Silk is most often used in the fashion industry for shirts, ties, formal wear, blouses, lingerie, robes, and kimonos, among others. Regarded as an item of luxury, anyone wearing silk will surely feel important and sexy.

Fast fact: to produce a kilo of silk, 104 kg of a certain type of tree leaves known as mulberry must be eaten by 3000 silkworms. To make a pure silk kimono, 5000 silkworms must be utilized.

A silk dress is very beautiful, even while it’s on the racks, so the wearer must do it justice by wearing it properly! Women, please wear under garments that fits perfectly so that the outside of the dress will have smooth lines all over and not ugly bumps and creases in all the wrong places. Trust me you will not want to look like you are a crumpled old lady inside hiding behind a silk dress.

Your underwear will serve as a framework, so better choose a bra that is molded or t – shirt type so that lines will not be visible. Most especially when wearing a strapless silk dress. Choose a dress that has the perfect fit so that you will not go and pull your dress up all night.

Do not, in under all circumstances wear a brightly colored bra under a light colored silk dress as it will show in the colorsof the dress. Silk fabric is known for reflecting off light in a way that more colors are shown through than the base color. Think of it like a prism. White light goes in, and in certain angles, various colors can timidly shine through the dress. of course this will depend on the color of the dress.

Chinese silk dresses are usually high in the collar, so there is no need for a necklace. A simple earring will do the trick of glamming you up. You can wear your hair dowm, just make sure it is polished to perfection, not a brutal mess all over your dress. Or wear it up in a band or bun, with delicately pieces of flowers or hair ornaments to give you a more feminine glow. If your dress is very tailored and simple, you can go without hosiery if you have great legs. Otherwise, invest in a great hose and a pair of shoes that will add pizzazz to your overall look.

Silk Dresses May Be Worn for Any Occasion that Calls for Simple but Luxurious Attire

A silk dress is made from a fabric that was traditionally used in China exclusively for the use of royalty and nobility. This was due as much to the distinctive appearance and luxurious texture of silk as to the fact that the fabric was too expensive for common people to afford. The fiber originally used for making silk is not readily available anywhere and at any time. The thread is extracted from the cocoons of silk moth larvae which hardly exist in the wild and are mostly cultivated by humans. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Kinds of Dresses: Strapless, Silk, Shirt, Mini and the Little Black Dress

This article is about the different types and styles of dresses worn by so many women.  Strapless dresses are fun and trendy, while the black dress is a classic and should be a staple in every woman’s closet.  The silk dress is elegant and now very affordable.  Mini dresses and shirt dresses are hip, but not everyone can wear both. Read the rest of this entry »

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