We source the silk we use to make our Graphite collection from a highly respected London company who have been trading silk since the early 1900s. Their silk is produced all over the world from ethically sound factories with the best technical skills in silk weaving.
The silk that we use at Rose Fulbright for the Graphite collection is the heaviest stretch crepe backed satin available, at 95gsm (grams per square metre). This gives the silk a luxurious, heavy liquid feel, which is quite cool to the touch.
In order to provide an everyday alternative to silk lingerie items, we designed some pieces in end-of-line Italian polyester satin. This fabric would otherwise go to landfill, but Rose found it far too beautiful to leave behind!
Our lingerie pieces are all self-lined, so the satin side of the fabric shows both on the outside providing glamour and sophistication as well as on the inside, against the body. This makes for soft, sensuous and supportive garments, that provide luxurious comfort at the same time as looking beautiful.
The silks used in our loungewear collections come from many different sources.
For our exclusive Rose Fulbright prints, we work with a family printer based in Suzhou, China, where the finest silks have been woven for nearly 4,000 years. The printers use ecologically safe certified inks, and the finest woven silk satins and chiffons. The patterns arrive beautifully coloured and printed, on heavy silk satin.
We use lightweight organic cotton silk for our beachwear collections. This fabric was chosen for its natural fibres, and performance- it keeps the wearer cool in the heat, dries out quickly, and is machine-washable.
Our organic cotton silk is manufactured by the only Global Organic Textile Standard certified company in China, and we are proud to be supporting the organic textile industry there.
The finest things in life need special care and attention. Rose Fulbright British-made silk garments must be cared for properly. We encourage our customers to look after their items carefully, minimising the need for replacements. For more information on how to care for silk, click here.
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