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Types of Chiffon

Chiffon Paris Chiffon
Chiffon Paris Chiffon

Chiffon is also used in shirts, scarves and lingerie for similar reasons. Chiffon Origins ‘Chiffon’ originates from the French word ‘chiffe’, meaning cloth or rag. Silk chiffon has been available since the 1700s throughout Europe, and was generally used to symbolise wealth and social standing.

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Crepe French Crepe Light
Crepe French Crepe Light

Chiffon literally means “rag” in French. This elegant, sheer fabric is quite limp, with a beautiful drape. It has a soft, supple, thin hand and a flat, crepe-like texture.It made from silk, cotton, nylon, polyester, or rayon.It is basically refers to a light plain woven sheer fabric.

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For Something a Little Different – Neoprene
For Something a Little Different – Neoprene

Specialty chiffon fabrics, which have been crushed, textured and sequined, are also available in a wide range of colors. Chiffon fabric with a velvet stripe or decorative accent woven into the fabric is often used in dancing and ice skating costumes. In Romania, chiffon is a type of bleached cotton used to make shirts.

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Georgette Silk Georgette
Georgette Silk Georgette

Silk Georgette is a fabric that is we, here at REPEAT, are particularly interested in! And for this reason we thought now was the perfect time to give you the background story on this multi-talented fabric, let you know why we’ve chosen it to use it and how you can best care for your silk georgette garments.

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Organza 100% Silk Organza
Organza 100% Silk Organza

The price of chiffon and organza gowns depends on the quality of the fabric—silk chiffon and silk organza are the most luxurious and, therefore, the priciest. The main difference between chiffon and organza bridal gowns is the sway factor—chiffon is very flowy, while organza is stiff and structured.

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Satin Duchess Satin
Satin Duchess Satin

chiffon: A delicate, sheer fabric with a soft finish; often layered because of its transparency. crepe: A light, soft, and thin fabric with a crinkled surface. duchesse satin: A lightweight hybrid of silk and rayon (or polyester) woven into a satin finish, stiffer and lighter than regular satin.

Velvet
Velvet

Chiffon velvet is a type of velvet that is very lightweight, allowing it to drape in a variety of ways. It is often used in lingerie and other intimate items, and it also appears sometimes in formal dresses and skirts.

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