In keeping with the modern spirit of today, the Lotus Paradis brand of luxury silk clothing offers a unique collection of pure hand-woven silk tops and blouses. They are made of Cambodian silk by local expert weavers and seamstresses. The sensual silk is incredibly soft and the blouses come in a wide array of bold, bright colours that will delig...
In keeping with the modern spirit of today, the Lotus Paradis brand of luxury silk clothing offers a unique collection of pure hand-woven silk tops and blouses. They are made of Cambodian silk by local expert weavers and seamstresses. The sensual silk is incredibly soft and the blouses come in a wide array of bold, bright colours that will delight your senses.
The Lotus Paradis luxury collection of 100% natural silk blouses comes from fair trade. It has the advantage of being made of ecological textile fibers of exceptional quality. We choose to work with pure hand-woven silk which has several benefits. The natural silk of Cambodia has a number of unique qualities. It is a fabric that is very light which makes it very breathable. It is also fade-resistant, easy to wash and hypoallergenic because it is a natural fabric. Also, silk adapts to the temperature so it keeps you cool and fresh in the warm months of summer and warm in winter. Making clothes using this high quality of silk is the result of incessant research and adherence to very high quality control standards. This is how we have come up with our varied textures, moiré or matte effects and bright colors.
Lotus Paradis blouses are made by Cambodian seamstresses trained in the delicate art of silk. Our blouses which are made of pure silk have clean, simple lines that are ideal for formal dressing for work. They look very good when paired with silk trousers, midi or short silk skirts which are also available from our online store. The silk blouse has great charm when worn with a summer jacket which can be left open to leave it on show. Our 'couture' finishes like ruffles, fringes, Italian or Tunisian necklaces, mother of pearl buttons which are handmade add irresistible sensuality to your outfits. A wide choice awaiting for you including blouses in pastel or bright colors, neutral black and white. The blouses range from casual to formal. Take your pick from our Amelia ultra-marine blue natural silk blouses, Sophia pure silk blouses and almond green and Ana or angelic ivory ones.
The different types of silk include taffeta, shantung, fine silk, chiffon and organza. Each type has different types of fibers which give them a different appearance and texture.Taffeta reflects the light by producing beautiful effects moirés which are sometimes bi-color. This natural silk represents most of our ethical collection.
Shantung silk which has old century charm. It has the unique characteristics of irregular patterns and fibres that are thicker than that of the other types of silk. We use it for making coats, silk jackets, trousers, half-season dresses, silk cocktail dresses. Check out our elegant Jackie Ivory silk dress made of pure shantung silk from our boutique. Fine silk or chiffon is an ultra-light ecological textile fiber. It's texture makes it perfect for tunics and scarves. You can find them in our Carole fine silk dress collection which has dresses that are fully lined with silk.
There are a lot of brands and shops that falsely claim to sell items that are made out of pure silk so that they can sell them at a high price. It is not at all difficult to tell whether an item is made of pure silk or not.To find out, take a small piece of it and hold a lighter next to it. If the smell that is produced is similar to that of burning hair, then it is genuine.
Lotus Paradis is an ethical luxury brand in France of ecological silk clothing that is committed to a Fair Trade collaboration with Cambodia. Buy a top or blouse in 100% pure silk on our online store and you will be promoting the highly skilled and experienced local weavers and seamstresses who do weaving and sewing by hand. Lotus Paradis has built and developed its brand with a positive vision and with respect to economic, social and environmental factors.
In Cambodia there is a real traditional silk-weaving institution that is famed as one of the most beautiful silk in the world. Our commitment is to expand a culture of sustainability in luxury fashion with the integration of Casilksia's expertise at an international level. Our weavers and seamstresses have become financially independent thanks to from double pay and they all have health insurance.
Lotus Paradis silk is certified by the WFTO label, the World Fair Trade Organization, a label oriented towards equality at work and recognition towards artisans. The Dystar dye used for our blouses is Ecotec-certified. Ecotex is a internationally recognized body that carries out tests to establish whether or not an organization uses safe, non-toxic and environmentally safe products in its operations.
The story of Lotus Paradis came to be because of the bold and adventurous spirit of its creator, Sophie Brooks. All it took was one trip and she was mesmerized by the splendor of Cambodia. She was deeply inspired by their fine silk in particular which is known to be one of the best in the world. Her heart was touched and her mind was made up and she set up an ethical business that would promote the local women who spin the exquisite silk and those who turn it into elegant, sophisticated clothes. To day, Lotus Paradis is recognized as a premium silk luxury clothing brand. The story continues to unfold with every new gorgeous collection.
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