Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Silks

Silk – the word itself mimics the fabric it names as you say it flowing softly through your lips only catching slightly at the end. Silk comes from the harvested cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry tree moth, Bombyx mori, and in domesticated fashion on silk farms in a practice called sericulture. Bombyx moriContinue reading “Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Silks”

Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Why Natural Fibres, You Ask?

A gentleman should make ever effort to banish man-made fibres from his wardrobe. Besides the higher carbon footprint artificial fabrics create and that they bolster the dependence on fossil fuels (for that is where they come from) they simply do not let your skin breathe. They promote healthier skin and, perhaps most important, they keepContinue reading “Gentlemen’s Fabrics 101 – Why Natural Fibres, You Ask?”