SilkSilk is considered one of the finest textiles and is noted for its softness and brilliant sheen. While silk is very fine, it is also admired for its strength, resiliency and the fact that it takes color very well. “Dupioni” refers to a silk that is woven with slight variations in texture. Silk “taffeta” is characterized by a plain weave, and having a fine, smooth, crisp face. Silk taffeta gives the ultimate rustle!