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  • n  a sheer fabric of silk or rayon

  • My favorite was a long draped chiffon dress shaded in plum, praline, and lime and topped off by violet fur sleeves.
  • In 1995 he landed the job of revitalizing the stuffy house of Givenchy and shocked the French fashion establishment with his romantic vision of disheveled beauties in chiffon slips .
  • 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.
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  • 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 ...
    June 20, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News

  • Manish Malhotra in Times of India
    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... Oscar de la Renta Waterloo Record Apr 26, 2007 17239 23994 chiffon 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...
  • Lauren Conrad in The Gossip Girls (blog)
    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."

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