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The Different Types of Silk

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Silk is one of the finest materials that can be used for garment making. Because of its softness and natural sheen, it has been associated with luxury and the upper classes throughout history. Most silk comes from a moth larvae…

What is Meant by “Raw Silk”?

Raw Thai silk scarf

When shopping for Thai silk fabrics and other silk items, you’ll often come across the term “raw silk,” and you may be wondering what exactly is meant by this term. When silk fiber is produced by the silkworm, it contains…

The Best Silk Shirts for Men

Nat Nast straight up silk shirt for men

Silk shirts are a great style for men, especially to wear in warm weather. A short sleeved silk shirt with a collar has the advantage of looking smart and proper, while at the same time the material is breathable and…

How to Shop for the Best Silk Shawls

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A silk shawl is a great item to have because of its beauty and versatile nature. You can wrap one around your shoulders anytime you feel a little cool, and they also make great travel items in order to keep…

Jim Thompson – The Best in Thai Silk

jim thompson silk neck tie

Jim Thompson was an American architect and businessman who was born in 1908. He volunteered to serve his country during WWII, and was stationed with the Office of Strategic Services in Bangkok at the the end of the war. Thompson…