Lotus silk: A natural fabric weaving its way into high-end fashion
At first glance, the humble lotus plant looks quite ordinary. Yet its stems hide an exquisite secret, yielding a silk-like fiber that can be woven into high-end fabrics: lotus silk. Cloth made from it is delicate and smooth, with a natural fragrance. Today it is weaving its way into the international garment industry as one of the world's most expensive fabrics.