crepe de Chine

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a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric

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In contrast, Victoria's high-end version is described as a "caramel crepe de chine tunic".
Con el auspicio tambien de la Camara de Comercio y el grupo comercial Comite del Perfume Frances, la Osmoteca comenzo su coleccion con la formula para Crepe de Chine, una fragancia de 1925 creada por Jean Desprez para Millot.
I'm a bit crazy about colour-blocking so I have to start with the Richard Nicoll coral and blush silk crepe de chine dress.
They wore cocoa silk crepe de chine A-line gowns by Jim Hjelm featuring jeweled necklines and matching cocoa sashes.
The result is a collection of diaphanous dresses in bold colors and what she calls the "flower hue," a collage of over 200 nature images printed on silk crepe de Chine.
Elegant yet soft dresses in silk crepe de chine, chiffon and georgette's sitting alongside soft satins and printed silk jerseys.
The crepe de chine blouses probably cost between 5 [pounds sterling] and 6 [pounds sterling] each and would have been ordered in bulk, said a top staff uniform supplier.
Orientanspired butterfly prints highlight body-skimming, knee-length dresses, pillarbox-red printed jackets and crepe de chine shirts.
RIGHT Black leather mini trenchcoat, pounds 325, from selected Marks & Spencer branches (0171 935 4422); red crepe de chine shirt, pounds 39.
The tiny coats buttoned up to the neck worn over flaring crepe de chine or acetate skirts are meant to be a kind of upside-down suit look - the skirt flaring below, instead of the blouse and open lapels above, a Lagerfeld conceit that adoring clients can take any way they want.
Johnson said crushed voiles and crushed crepe de chine are also strong, in a wide range of colors from palest pastels to deep, dark tones.
It is essential to learn to appear just as much at ease in one's dress suit in the presence of Royalty as one does in one's crepe de chine pyjamas in one's dressing room in the presence of a Persian cat.
The majority of the initial 25 styles are printed on natural fabrics such as silk chiffon, cotton silk voile, crepe de chine and cotton silk sateen.
Crepe de chine is a lovely lightweight fabric, so it's worth taking a bit of extra care handling it.
Wurtzbach wowed the preliminary competition judges as she glided across the stage in an elegant red, sleeveless crepe de chine gown with Swarovski-encrusted bodice.