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Static electricity and silk clothing are not a fun combination. Dresses clinging to your body, your hair standing on end after putting a silk shirt on, or shocking people when you touch to them are all symptoms of static electricity that everyone would rather just avoid completely. Cold and dry climates have the worst problems with static electricity, which means that you probably have the most trouble with static electricity during the winter—a season full of dressing up and silk clothing.
Static electricity is annoying, but following some of these suggestions can help it not be as big of a problem. Try to care for your silk clothing in the ways that you wash and dry your laundry. Layer your clothes so that your silk articles of clothing do not stick to you. Rub a fabric softener sheet or the clothing together to get rid of some of the electricity. Following some of these suggestions will make wearing silk clothing more enjoyable.