chiffon chiffon  /ʃɪ ˈfɑn/


  • (n) a sheer fabric of silk or rayon


  1. My favorite was a long draped chiffon dress shaded in plum, praline, and lime and topped off by violet fur sleeves.
  2. In Galliano's show for Dior, streamlined tweed suits and pared-down chiffon evening dresses in pale shades of gray and pink replaced his signature theatrics.
  3. With innovative fabrics Rodriguez can take something so obvious like a flowing chiffon goddess gown and make it look totally new.


  • Summer sizzle

    Add to that the season's hot tropical-print pants, one-shoulder chiffon gowns, metallic short-shorts, mosaic-designed bustiers and nearly sheer lightweight tops and skirts, and you have a look with some serious poolside panache. A fearless summer of style begins with bold orange — from tangerine to terra cotta — a trend all to itself, or as Neiman Marcus fashion director Ken Downing calls it ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News


  1. "For this collection, I designed something for every kind of bride. Flowing silk chiffon draped gowns for an island destination wedding, silk brocade cocktail dresses for the fashion-forward city bride, to romantic embroidered ball gowns for a...
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Oscar de la Renta Source: Waterloo Record

  2. Manish Malhotra describes the saree he has designed for her, "It's a pink chiffon saree with a very delicate border and a dull gold blouse, embellished with a very pretty piece of jewellery. She has such a vivacious personality that she doesn't need...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Manish Malhotra Source: Times of India

  3. Of what to expect, Miss Conrad told MTV, "I mean, it's spring,. A brushstroke, a floral print, and I added chiffon. It's very sweet."
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Lauren Conrad Source: The Gossip Girls (blog)

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