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a sheer fabric of silk or rayon

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Then come the exquisite hand-painted ones, two-tone chiffons, the ones with Swarovski stoning work, the metallic ones, the 36-gram ones and the ones weighing 40 grams.
Pamela Singh, wife of a tea planter in Jorhat in northeastern Indian state of Assam, has been frequenting Ratti for Chantilly lace pieces and French chiffons for over a decade.
Valentino created elegant lace dresses in pastel colours, tiered with glittering chiffons.
The tea-dress makes a welcome return in a chiffon, more ladylike just-below-the-knee length and a classic peasant dress is brought up-to-date with paisley inserts.
Floaty chiffon pirate blouses and silk shirts in chintzy prints echo this hippy laid-back dressing.
Lightweight chiffon shirting has placement prints of inky crushed petal and painterly strokes, trousers of jet-black soft leather and denim have tapered ankles and animal-print treatments.
Playful, Piro-esque clown collars over neat, structured organza dresses and Harlequin and club scatter-print silk dresses jostle with velvet polka dots on full skate skirts and flirty knife-pleat chiffon blouses.
LEFT Chiffon dresses, pounds 150 each, Brach & Brach.
Barely-there chiffon and flyaway organza fashions floated down the spring/summer catwalks at Jasper Conran, Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Topshop Unique.
TRY: Principles neutral shift dress with sheer top, pounds 79; Lipsy silk chiffon ruffle dress, pounds 70 at ASOS; Topshop yellow chiffon dress, pounds 45.
With corsages and chiffons you can be terribly grown up and sophisticated, but that doesn't mean you can't change your image the next day.
Chiffon, roses, sequins, Lurex and glitter - they're all there to have some fun with.
Some of Babs's customers make Chiffons their first port of call when pay- day comes around.
Especially when Babs said she needed to measure her feet - Chiffons has made-to-measure shoes for the bargain price of pounds 60.
Bold prints in every colour of the rainbow are also big news and you'll find polka dots, embroidered chiffons and floral patterns all competing for attention.