The dress was thick silk and moved like water as she pulled it free and held it against her.
Made of material softer than silk, the black dress she wore pooled at the top of her feet.
Their bodies were slick with sweat, and she lingered in the afterglow, lost in the heat and silk of his skin.
The room was utterly feminine, from the pale colors to the silk and lace accents and carved furniture.
Jealous. She never used silk with me.
The bed was the largest she'd ever seen, with a finely spun silk bedspread of pale yellow.
She left the apartment and walked down the silent halls, turning down the hall with the common areas in time to see the back of a silk ball gown disappear into opened doors.
They stood in front of an airy, light tent resembling a silk sheet suspended in midair over a table.
There were no traditional decorations such as pictures or mirrors on the walls, but colorful cords and streams of what might have been silk edging the corners and dangling from high ceilings.
She wore silk pajamas and a woolen sweater.
She had tied the silk cord to the brass gas lamp at the ceiling in the center of the room, before knotting the other end about her soft white neck.
She had long blonde hair like spun silk, a perfectly proportioned figure and blue-green eyes that made you feel you were looking into the sea.
He wore black jeans, a dark gray Versace silk sport shirt with the cuffs rolled up, and a pair of A. Testoni loafers.
His gray suit looked expensive and the silk tie added a touch of elegance.
His high-water trousers exposed black silk socks with little ladders up the sides, held in place with garters, something Dean hadn't seen in decades.
Dean could picture Marian Anderson standing there in a silk robe, cigarette holder in hand, looking every bit the wealthy socialite she was.
The dead woman's pale skin and hair starkly contrasted with Jonny's black silk sheets and duvet.
The man speaking wore the signs of wealth: gold chains, silk sashes, and well-made weapons.
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
The stranger placed silk-lined gloves on the ground and removed her cloak.
It was sensual, dark and cool: black walls and obsidian wood flooring covered by jewel-toned rugs, mahogany California King bed with the finest maroon silk sheets and a dark gray comforter so soft, it was like sleeping in a cloud.
The city has extensive manufactures of heavy machinery, electric supplies, brass and copper products and silk goods.
Gold and silk embroidery, filigree work, morocco and richly-braided jackets are produced for home use and for sale in Bosnia, Macedonia and Montenegro.
"My gown isn't silk," she said, smiling.
There were silk stockings and soft leather slippers with diamond buckles to accompany his new costume, and when he was fully dressed Zeb looked much more dignified and imposing than ever before in his life.
The merchant put the gold in a bag of purple silk which he tied to his belt underneath his long cloak.
No doubt the bird had mistaken the purple silk for something good to eat.
This patchwork was made of all sorts of odds and ends--pretty bits of silk and velvet; but the coarse pieces that were not pleasant to touch always predominated.
You ransack your budget of historic facts much as you would hunt for a bit of silk in a rag-bag.
There was a stove, a bed, and a place to sit, an infant in the house where it was born, a silk parasol, gilt-framed looking-glass, and a patent new coffee-mill nailed to an oak sapling, all told.
Up comes the cotton, down goes the woven cloth; up comes the silk, down goes the woollen; up come the books, but down goes the wit that writes them.
He was dressed in a dark-green dress coat, knee breeches of the color of cuisse de nymphe effrayee, as he called it, shoes, and silk stockings.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.