Beautiful Vintage Slips In Pure Silk Or Sumptuous Silky Satin
There is still a serious demand for vintage slips made from all those old style silky smooth satin fabrics even despite the easy care qualities of many of the newer polyamide satin materials. Lovers of vintage slips seem happy to spend more time hand washing and drip drying their classic feminine items of lingerie just like their grandmothers did all those years ago. It must have something to do with the texture and feel of those old fashioned materials such as rayon, nylon or smooth crisp acetate. They certainly look absolutely stunning and devotees of vintage slips agree that such classic undergarments are a real pleasure to wear next to the skin. Many of these beautiful creations will have been hand made or at least produced to very high standards by highly skilled seamstresses long since replaced by high speed modern production techniques. A close inspection of many of these vintage slips will reveal that they are made up of at least four separate panels of fabric. This gives them a truly flattering fit perfectly proportioned for the female form making even your smartest skirts and elegant dresses hang better despite most modern garments having silky linings fitted already.
Then there is all that sumptuous delicate feminine lace that adorns the bodices and hems of these timeless classic pieces of ladies underwear. Often hand crafted in some of the most stunning filigree designs it would also of been hand sewn or manually machined onto the garment. The most famous and sought after of these laces is Nottingham lace which is respected the world over as the number one adornment for feminine lingerie or nightwear even today. Most lovers of vintage slips will agree that there is something especially alluring about the outline of this kind of lacy underwear showing semi transparent through a cool crisp white cotton blouse or a long elegant silky evening dress. Nothing however has the same heart stopping appeal as that peek of delicate lace or smooth shinny satin ribbon just below the hem of the skirt especially when those elegant legs are also clad in silky smooth nylon too. Silk was also used far more often than it is today and if you are lucky enough to find vintage slips made from this beautiful natural fabric that have been properly cared for they are a real treasure. In fact many collectors will still pay serious money for some of these classic collectors items of lingerie so it may be worth stealing a peek into grannies underwear drawers just in case.
However, if the idea of hand washing and hang drying your pretty lingerie sounds like just too much hassle for your busy life style take heart because there are a few suppliers out there that are still make this retro style women’s underwear. These vintage style slips are manufactured from the most gorgeous pearl satin that is soft and silky smooth yet extremely easy to care for too. They look and feel just like those pretty feminine nylon or polymer satin delights of yesteryear but they will wash up like new time after time giving their owners many years of slip wearing pleasure. There is one particular lingerie manufacturer in the U.K. supplying full length opera top or wide shoulder strap style slips as they are also know in the most beautiful soft satin. The lace bodice is finished with a delicate satin ribbon, the hem is decorated with the finest Swiss lace and they are available in extra long too which makes them perfect for taller slip wearers. This particular design and fabric choice looks absolutely stunning especially in white which just happens to be the top colour choice for ladies lingerie. Once you own one of these pretty feminine lingerie creations you will be looking for any excuse to wear it all the time even more than those genuine vintage slips. Enjoy silky satin!
Source by Kevin F. Moore