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chiffon

shi fon

  • 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
Quotes

  • 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 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_de_la_Renta&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGF0vvHW-UBzDEI81mX_6MSdCp3gw Waterloo Record http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.therecord.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer%3Fpagename%3Drecord/Layout/Article_Type1%26c%3DArticle%26cid%3D1177561062392%26call_pageid%3D1024322086066%26col%3D1024322199686&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFdz4b3yN9x8q-d0UYnhIZ 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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