habutai


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habutai

[′ha·bə·tī]
(textiles)
A smooth, lightweight silk fabric, originally hand-woven in Japan.
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The apparel collection in Habutai silk resonates a contemporary aesthetic, with modern silhouettes and a relaxed style, which is very Good Earth.
Dunya Maymouna was inspired by Azhari's travels in India, so she has accompanied the silk, cotton and lace in her designs with a number of Indian fabrics, including "tabi," "habutai," "cotta," "curcuma," and "cypress." Some of the kaftans feature elephants, an Indian symbol of luck.
Plum Pretty Sugar products, made using cotton voile and Habutai silk, are priced from $18 to $158, and are available for retail at www.PlumPrettySugar.com.