|Suitable For:||Blouses, Dresses, Skirts|
This silk chiffon is designed with a bursting floral pattern in shades of purple and grey. What makes it stand out is a series of devore stripes along the warp which make this cloth half bumpy, half smooth. Turn this airy silk chiffon with a slight crushed effect into a lightweight dress, blouse or skirt with a flirty peekaboo effect.
Silk chiffon is a plain woven fabric created from twisted crepe yarns. It is lightweight, extremely sheer, has a slightly bumpy texture and a soft hand. Chiffon resembles georgette in drape and feel, but is a touch lighter and more see-through. Silk chiffon fabrics are available both in solid colors and in prints. The prints are represented with floral, animal, abstract geometric, polka dot, paisley and other patterns. Silk chiffon is often used for elegant dresses and blouses, as well as skirts and other spring/summer clothing.
Silk chiffon is produced by such legendary French and Italian brands as Taroni, Ruffo Coli, Belinac, Carnet, Frontline, Etro and Jakob Schlaepfer, whose experienced silk designers create true masterpieces. The highest expertise in silk weaving and impeccable reputation among the leading fashion houses ensure perfect quality.
Velvet devore fabric is a eye-catching protein- and cellulose-based cloth, which visual effect is reached by applying a special gel on a back side that dissolves away the cellulose, leaving behind only protein-based fibres. The gel is applied in patterns in two ways: by either printing or hand painting. Developed in the end of the 19th century as a cheaper substitute to lace, devore fabric has gained a great popularity over the years, and is associated with the most opulent evening attires these days.
The most exquisite velvet devore comes from Carnet, Bouton-Renaud, Redaelli and Ostinelli - the destinguished French and Italian brands, regularly supplying prominent fashion houses.
Italian chiffon fabrics are sought for all around the world. Their outstanding designs, rich colourways and exceptional quality result from centuries-long traditions of silk weaving. Renowned for its airiness and flowing drape, chiffon is a classic go-to option for summer dresses, skirts and blouses. SInce chiffon fabric is available in multiple designs, you have a total freedom in creating any style you like.
Today, Italian chiffon is produced by many companies. However, the most prominent manufacturers are Taroni, Ruffo Coli, Carnet and Etro - all regularly chosen by famous couturiers for their collections.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry.
To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards