A tea dress or tea-gown, as it is sometimes called is a women’s formal evening dress usually worn for informal socializing at home or at a business function. These dresses have traditionally been described as being unstructured in their shape, with light colors and unstructured cuts. The modern tea dresses have evolved from the traditional form and design. These dresses are now designed in different shapes, styles and cuts to suit the needs and requirements of today’s modern women. In addition to the traditional forms and designs of the tea dresses there are also different types of fabrics used to make these dresses. Some of the most famous fabrics used in making of these dresses include silk, satin and velvet.
Silk has been the most preferred fabric for making tea dresses for many years. Silk provides a soft feel to the dress and makes it easy to drape over one’s body. Another advantage of using silk is that it maintains a fresh and elegant look even after many washes. The fabric is usually very durable, which gives the person wearing the dress good durability. However, it can be difficult to keep silk clean and looking its best especially when it gets wrinkled. There are various ways on how to take care of silk and keep it in good shape. For instance, to preserve the shine of silk there are some methods on how to apply a silk spray and avoid wrinkling.
First, use a damp cloth to rub the surface of the dress to give the appearance of a silky texture with the use of a silk spray. This is done in order to give the dress the right look and feel. Second, use a silk brush to dust off the dust or dirt. Third, rub a mild detergent on the dress. Fourth, rinse the dress with cold water. Fifth, rinse the dress with clean and fresh water. The last step in taking care of silk is to dry the dress properly with a clean towel.