Silkbody on Tour

A wonderful customer by the name of Margaret Minney, from Adelaide in Australia, has taken it upon herself to write the most gloriously-detailed story of her trip to Austria, Scotland and Shetland in June 2016, the sights seen and the important role her Silkbody clothing played in her enjoyment of the trip. Read on for specific details of the items she found most useful. Thank you so much for your words, Margaret!
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Soothing silk - a natural way through menopause

It may not save you (or your family) from the snappy barbs you may be sending out, and it may not help you remember where you left your car keys, but silk may help you feel more comfortable as your body transitions through menopause.
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Silkworms in the sunroom

This summer I've been going out into the garden early every morning in my pyjamas. Silk pyjamas, of course. I wasn't being lured out by the balmy air of a new summer's day because, actually, it has been a cold, wet season here in New Zealand. No, I would wake up and my first thought was for the needs of the newest additions to our household: fourteen pet silkworms.
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How to wear Fuchsia and Sage

How to wear Fuchsia and Sage

Take a step away from the safety of black and embrace the spring feeling with a good dose of colour. We've got six ideas for colours to pair with Fuchsia and Sage, two of our freshest spring shades.

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Five sites to help you seek out the best of London's shops

Five sites to help you seek out the best of London's shops

Planning your trip is half the fun of going on holiday, don't you think? Before a recent family visit to the UK this year, we got carried away looking at cool London shops. Of course, there was not the time to visit everything on the list, but we thought we'd share some of the inspirational sites we discovered and the shops they recommend.
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Want to play your part in reducing our environmental impact? You already are.

Want to play your part in reducing our environmental impact? You already are.

In a report on the present and future sustainability of clothing and textiles by the University of Cambridge, there are 7 key ways you can minimise your impact on the environment with your clothing. By choosing to wear Silkbody you are actually already doing most of these things - and more!

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The Science of Staying Warm

The Science of Staying Warm

Silkbody designer Emily Cooper, who has a degree in Clothing and Textile Science, explains how to achieve warmth nirvana without looking like a woolly mammoth.

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What are the features of the new site?

What are the features of the new site?

A while ago we asked you what you wanted from our Silkbody website and we’ve spent the past few months making as many of those wishes a reality as we possibly can. We think we’ve created a much more user-friendly and streamlined shopping experience. We hope you agree. So here’s what you will find on www.silkliving.com that you couldn’t find before.

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A new concept - living in silk!

A new concept - living in silk!

Having moved our business closer to home (literally three minutes' bike ride) in Waikouaiti and set up in the historic drapery store, we thought it was time we refreshed our online store too.

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