There is something special about silk satin, it is one of the most shimmering fabrics there are to find and is probably the one that feels best next to the skin. Satin is a special type of weaving that creates fabrics that has a specific glow and feel to it. This in combination with the natural shine and smoothness of silk makes it a wonderful combination.
Silk satin can be used for many different things, but it is prefer used for clothes that are being felt next to the skin because of the sensation and comfort it brings about. This is why silk satin lingerie is so popular. Sheets made from this fabric is also something that is wonderful and once you get a taste of it you may never want to sleep in anything else. It simply feels fantastic and it is sometimes the most romantic type of bed sheets you can make your bed with.
It is also popular to use silk satin for wedding dresses and night gowns. It does give a beautiful impression with its shine and the way the material falls. It is as if the fabric follows your each move and it has a floating feel to it.
Silk naturally reflects light in an amazing way and this is due to the structure of the fibers produced by the silkmoth. It is made up by triangular like prisms that reflects the light from many different angles. This is the reason why silk has a natural glow to it. This quality is then being intensified when the fibers are woven into satin. This fabric has a glow that you do not find elsewhere.
Due to the fact that silk is a natural material it will let the air flow naturally to and from your skin, letting it breath. If you ever had satin made from synthetic material you probably know that you end up feeling sweaty and uncomfortable after the first few moments of softness. This does not happen when you are using silk satin. Instead you can experience a fresh, almost cooling sensation. This is why it also is great to use when the climate is a bit warmer.
Silk satin by far outrun other fabrics. No other material combines the best of the best of all qualities there is to find in fabrics. This of course is one of the reasons why it is the most thoughtful after fabric when we want to wear something special and feel simply wonderful.