Monday July 6, 2020

Taking silk

From pillowcases to pyjamas, eye masks to robes, it’s all about the exquisite luxuriance of silk as far as Dublin-born designer Eva Power is concerned

3rd June, 2018
Mulberry silk nightdress/ slip in lunar grey, €95

The very definition of self-appreciation? Two words: silk pyjamas.

If your sleepwear wardrobe - like mine - is more tired than inspired, it may be time to make the transition. Dubliner Eva Power is a firm believer in the benefits of nocturnal silk: she sleeps on a silk pillowcase, wearing silk pyjamas of her own creation. It’s a habit formed from childhood, when Power’s aunt would send silk scarves home from India, and her mother...

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