A flowing fabric made from silk or rayon that drapes well on the body. Chiffon fabric is delicate, sheer, and transparent with a soft finish. It is often layered because of its transparency, making it practical for bridesmaid dresses and destination wedding dresses.
Chiffon, from the French word for a "cloth" or "rag," is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric woven of alternate S- and Z- twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some stretch and a slightly rough feel.
Chiffon fabric is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibers. Chiffon can be dyed to almost any shade desired, making it a popular fabric for bridesmaid dresses
, like Bari Jay 434
Chiffon is most commonly used in evening wear, especially as an overlay, giving an elegant and floating appearance to the gown which makes chiffon wedding dresses great for destination weddings. Because of the delicate nature
, chiffon wedding dresses are light and comfortable in tropical climates.
If you've been wondering if Chiffon fabric is the right choice for your wedding, ask yourself what the feel of your day is, what the climate will be and if it will be windy. People often choose chiffon fabric for destination weddings because of it's lightweight feel, and how great it looks flowing in the wind alongside the ocean. There is a great selection of Chiffon Wedding Gowns online at WeddingShoppeinc.com or make an appointment to come in and see what we have in store for you.