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organza

a thin stiff fabric of silk, cotton, nylon, rayon, etc.
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

organza

[ȯr′gan·zə]
(textiles)
An organdy fabric woven from silk yarns.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Silk organza is a strong fabric, but it easily suffers from hoop burn.
Set in silk, brocade, organza, zardozi, block-printed textile, 'Mizaaj' featured traditional silhouettes such as angarkha, jama and izar.
Even the floral looks, of butterfly-like fluttery layers of silk and organza, came in bold patterning that evoked danger.
Q: Tell me about the materials you used, since you mentioned organza.
Bags consisted of organza fabric (30 x 40 cm), TNT (30 x 40 cm), microperforated plastic (40 x 40 cm) or paper (30 x 40 cm).
This season, the famed couture pleat atelier Gerard Lognon--a longtime Chanel collaborator--introduces new techniques and materials: In addition to pleating blouses in flowing silk, Lognon origami-folded organza, leather, and crepe de chine, adding a 3-D effect to jackets, skirts, and gowns.
styles to after six Evening wear includes black shift dresses with signature organza origami sleeves, while superbly tailored black tuxedo jackets were worn over sheer bodies and elegantly fashioned cigarette and palazzo pants.
Made from a fine organza and draped in beautiful organza and crystal flowers, the 'Nadine' shoe from Freya's new 'Enchanted' Collection is perfect for those looking to add a touch of sparkle to their wedding day look.
Pale blue babydoll organza dress with daisy applique, pounds 180 Cream batwing crepe de chine maxi dress with exaggerated split, pounds 150 COVER PICTURE: 1940s style V-neck mink dress in two tone crepe de chine, pounds 130 Flesh coloured tailored pencil dress with sequin trim price pounds 140; hat, pounds 300, by rosieolivia.co.uk Cerise pink organza dress with oversized neck bow, pounds 140
The strapless, boned bodice is made from pleated organza and features a gorgeous strip of embellishment consisting of diamant and sequins under the bust.