Overall: 4.4 / 5 based on 233 reviews
210 of 233 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Just what I've been searching for! -
By: SAN428 from Michigan
It was love at first site. The fit is true to size. The fabric is beautiful and the construction of the blouse is top notch. This blouse is so versatile. I wear it to work with skirts, but it looks great with skinny jeans and heels for a night out. The best part is the very reasonable price. Orvis you've delivered a quality blouse right to my door. I've already ordered a second blouse in a pearl shade.
By: AlfredENewman from Vienna Va
We had to return the first two of these silk shirts that you sent because they both were defective. The first two shirts had the same defect; one (upper arm) sleeve was significantly larger than the other sleeve. They both looked strange when tried on.
Fabulous Shirt -
By: Pamkf from San Francisco Bay Area
Orvis silk shirts are now my absolute favorite shirts. They are unbelievably comfortable, wear well and have a nice drape. Not too big or too small. I have gotten lots of compliments on the shirt and would highly recommend.
Just What I Wanted !! -
This silk shirt is up to your high standards for excellence. I never have to worry about fit or quality of the product when I order from you.
By: DrKate from Overland Park, KS
This elegant blouse goes from casual to chic, from jeans to linens. Falls gracefully. Colors are subtle. I bought one in all colors!
Fabulous Silk Shirt! -
By: Pamkf from San Francisco Bay Area
I truly cannot imagine a nicer shirt. Not too tight, and not to big, it is soft and very comfortable. And it looks great! The shirt drapes nicely and looks terrific under a suit jacket or just tucked into dress pants or jeans. I just ordered several more. Fabulous!!
Beautiful shirt -
This shirt travels well and can be used to dress up a pair of slacks or jeans. It drapes beautifully!
Elegant beautiful shirt -
By: mrasca13 from New Mexico
lucious fabric and classic lines, well designed and made.
Great shirt -
By: Gin13 from Florida
I have been looking for this shirt for at least 10years. Thrilled to finally find it. You can never go wrong with a great silk shirt.
Long sleeves! -
This is a beautiful classic silk shirt .The material is just the right weight,not to light.I am 5'10'' and the sleeves are long enough! Yea!
|Silk: an ancient fabric, luxurious and versatile|
The legendary origins of silk
Silk is one of the oldest textiles known to man, but the methods of silk production remained a mystery in the West for centuries. Legend has it that a Chinese empress discovered silk in the 27th century BC while bathing; a cocoon dropped into her steaming bath water and unraveled. The empress had her handmaidens weave the strands together, and so the first silk thread was made.
A Fabric Worth It's Weight in Gold
Whatever the truth to that story, silk was solely a Chinese product and the silk workers kept the harvesting process a well-guarded secret for almost 3,000 years. In Roman times silk was a valuable commodity, literally worth its weight in gold. The ever-increasing demand for the lustrous material led to the creation of the Silk Road, a trade route that connected Asia with Europe, around 200 BC.
Silk fiber comes from the cocoon of the silk worm and it is extremely versatile. It’s comfortable to wear year-round, as it is naturally breathable and absorbs moisture. Silk takes dye very well, resulting in rich depth of color; it is lustrous, reflecting light for that telltale sheen. Surprisingly, silk batting, commonly used as an insulation layer in coats, provides 20% more warmth than goose down.
Strongest Natural Fiber on Earth?
Silk’s biggest secret, perhaps, might be its strength. Pressure tests have been done proving that a steel filament of the same diameter as a silk one will break before the silk does. Silk’s inherent elasticity insures that it can stretch up to 20% without damage. Silk, it turns out, may be the strongest natural fiber in the world.
Indulge Yourself with Silk: A Practical Luxury
Its strength, comfort and beauty make silk a practical luxury that's always a fabulous clothing value. Indulge yourself with something in silk today from Orvis!