A luxury fabric created for a Chinese empress in 3500 BC, silk is one of the most comfortable and delightful fabrics ever invented by man with nature’s help. It’s no wonder that Marilyn Monroe would always sleep on silk sheets and nothing else.
Silk is known as one of the strongest natural fibers, and one of the most delicate as well. It’s perfect to wear in warm weather and during intense activities because of its high absorbent qualities. Recent studies show that silk is no longer just a beautiful and sensuous fabric, but it is also associated with healing qualities for inevitable problems women confront with, such as menopause, anti-ageing and relieving recurrent thrush (source Telegraph UK).
If you asked me, silk has a magical power to turn discomfort into comfort, tiredness into relaxation, sadness into happiness. It has all the qualities to become anyone’s guilty pleasure as it has become mine. If you haven’t become addicted to silk underwear yet, I’m sure you’ll be convinced after going through the my 27 favorite silk lingerie pieces.
As you may have noticed, beauty and luxury come with a price. Pure silk lingerie will always cost more than an average lingerie set, but the feelings that you experience wearing silk underwear is priceless. Diamonds are said to be a girl’s best friend, but I believe that silk is a girl’s BFF. So, whenever you’re wondering what gift would make a woman happy, remember that silk always hits the spot!