Silk production has doubled over the last 30 years.
Silk is used to make fine dresses. Chinese women make wedding cheongsam dresses by using silk, for silk is one of the finest materials known in ancient Chinese culture. Besides, they will sew delicately woven dragons, flowers and butterflies into the silk dresses. Silk will make women look leaner and have cleaner lines because it is thick. What’s more, the shininess of silk is very flattering and alluring. On the other hand, silk can be used to make women’s evening gowns. It falls well. What’s more, silk makes you feel warm in cold winter.
Silk shirts are very popular in women. Silk is a great material, especially for women’s blouses. Silk drapes a woman’s body, thus it is seen as more classic and flattering. Besides, silk allows women to easily tuck the shirt into their skirts or wear a jacket on top without having the jacket look bulky. For men, however, silk shirts are becoming more and more popular. More and more men like wearing silk sleeve shirts. Men used to only wear silk shirts for the evening. Silk is a popular alternative to cotton because the lightness of the material.
Silk is also widely used to make both women’s and men’s pajamas. Wearing silk pajamas, you will feel soft and smooth and very comfortable while sleeping. Besides, silk is also used very frequently for lingerie. Silk is smooth. Silk tends not to catch on your hair. Silk is very breathable for the body. Therefore, using silk has become a great option.
People used silk scarves a long time ago. Silk scarves are very expensive because of their gorgeous patterns and designs. For warmth and for style, women tend to tie the scarf around their necks. For men, they always tend to carry one in their pockets as an alternative to the cotton handkerchief.
As the health benefits of silk are starting to be more widely known, more and more manufacturers of bedding have started to make silk sheets and silk pillowcases. Sleeping on silk bedding prevents coughing and sneezing, especially for those allergic to dust mites which do not like silk. Besides, silk sheets can reduce friction on your hair which often causes damage, like split ends.