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Hurricane Ian Hit Home

HURRICANE IAN RELIEF Giving back to our community! This past Oct of 2021 one of our founders moved to Central Florida and this past week she and the family endure the effects of Hurricane Ian along with millions of Floridians. While they made it out with minimal damage many people along the coastal cities of the Gulf of Mexico weren't as lucky.  Day after the Hurricane hit our team stepped up to pitch with countless other who  on a local and state-wide level pitched in as well, because we all know it takes a village. All Silked donations went to https://www.volunteerflorida.org/donatefdf/ where to date First Lady Casey DeSantis has raised over $35,000,000 to help Floridians effected by the natural disaster. Sending so much Love...

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Classic Silk Wedding Trends

This year Dresses, Bows and Short Wedding Veils all have the same theme in common, SILK.  Of course we are partial to silk and love that it was included in the song "I Feel Pretty" from West Side Story, because let's face it everyone feels pretty when silk is involved. (On a side note if you haven't watch West Story's 2021 the remake, you have to, it is so awesome.) This season brides are infusing classic silk into their special day and we are so excited. To take it one step further we wrote a blog last month about Silk Gift Ideas for the ultimate Wedding Party gift idea. Interesting facts about using Silk for Wedding dresses is it both cools and warms simultaneously, makes...

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International Women's Day 2022

Cheers to You and all that comes from You! 9 times out of 10 we forget to take time out for ourselves, so on this day we want to remind YOU to STOP, BREATHE and GIVE THANKS for how far you have come! On this International Women's Day celebrated on March 8, which is celebrated in some capacity around the world since the early 1900s, there’s no one country, group or organization that can take sole credit for its creation. In the United States, the first National Women’s Day was observed in 1909, but at that time the celebration took place on Feb. 28. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day...

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By Black Certified

Silked is proud to announce that we are now By Black Certified. When AMEX approached us to join their November "Shop Small Initiative for 2021" we were presented the opportunity to certify our business with them and the United States Black Chambers Inc. (USBC) as a pathway to new opportunities. The By Black Certification helps to further establish Silked as a trusted vendor and potential partner for local & federal government agencies, corporate partners, and everyday consumers like you who want to spend money with Black businesses they can trust. Amex and USBC Inc. believe Black businesses deserve a seat at the decision-making tables of corporate America and they didn't think it was enough to just bring more chairs, so the decided...

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International Women's Day 2021

This year we are celebrating this very relevant and important statement on March 8th, 2021. "Choose to Challenge!" As stated on the https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ site: "A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day." Silked founders love the challenges we have experienced and celebrate all of our customers who face personal and professional challenges everyday. Through this extraordinary time we have faced, choosing to challenge ourselves couldn't be more important to the advancements we all seek to see in our lives! Our advice is take some time out to honor yourself! Celebrating yourself means taking the time to be genuinely grateful for your life. Unfortunately, it is easy to lose...

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