Care for silk clothing correctly to maintain the life of your garment. To launder silk, use cold water, a mild detergent, hair conditioner, a clean towel, a sink and your hands. More »

The characteristics of silk are that it's strong but has a soft and luxuriant hand, or feel. It is so elastic that if it's stretched a great deal, it can still return to its original shape. It is lightweight and can be w... More »

The main disadvantages of silk fabric are that it's delicate, difficult to clean and raises ecological concerns. Silk tears, discolors and stains easily, often requires dry cleaning and is an animal product shunned by mo... More »

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