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Britex Fabrics loves everything about silk and it shows. Silk is a natural fiber that is usually derived from the mulberry silkworm’s cocoons. Silk has it all; it is smooth, soft, strong, and lustrous. Silk is ethereal for a summer frock, and just as smart for a winter frock-coat lining. We delight in traipsing about to find you the most chic Italian silks, natty necktie silks, brilliant jacquard silks, and airy sheer silk chiffons.

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  1. Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Hot Pink & Silver Sheer Silk Chiffon

    This crinkled silk chiffon is kissed by silver dewdrops. Soft, light and ethereal, this chiffon is painted with metallic ovals of various sizes to give it that extra va-voom. With sparkle combined with super-saturated, startling color, you've got the perfect fabric for dramatic garments or costumes. It simply begs to be beaded and worn at your very next belly dancing class. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $29.99

  2. Gleaming Mock Pleated Silvery Ash Grey Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gleaming Mock Pleated Silvery Ash Grey Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    A beautifully textured and drapey silk fabric in silvery ash grey; this is a two-ply silk fabric with a mock pleated silk charmeuse front, tone-on-tone embroidered rectangles, and a silk mesh backing. A luxurious silk, it would be lovely as a flowing column evening gown or as an elegant tank top. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $95.99

  3. Gorgeous Two-Tone Golden Apricot Silk Shantung (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gorgeous Two-Tone Golden Apricot Silk Shantung (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious midweight two-tone silk shantung in the palest apricot color shot through with subtle gold metallic threads - this would make a stunning sweetheart neckline corset or vintage-inspired cocktail dress. Made in Italy. 82% silk, 12% viscose, and 6% polyester. 56" wide.
    $89.99

  4. Designer Digital Tawny Animal Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Designer Digital Tawny Animal Silk Chiffon

    A NY designer sheer silk chiffon, with an abstract digital print reminiscent of animal prints in tawny browns and peaches - soft and drapey, this would make a marvelous summer sundress, a waft of a scarf, or sophisticated blouse fastened with a cascade of lightweight shell buttons. 100% silk. 43" wide.
    $34.99

  5. Guest Blogger Pick! Delicious Dusty Apricot Silk Semi-Sheer Chiffon (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Guest Blogger Pick! Delicious Dusty Apricot Silk Semi-Sheer Chiffon (Made in Italy)

    A semi-sheer silk chiffon, in delicious dusty apricot. This would be perfect as a tailored pleat fronted blouse, or a cooly elegant Jazz era style frock. Made in Italy. 100% Silk. 53" wide.

    See Nicole's lusciously delicate slip and corresponding tutorial on bust-line adjustment made with this silk!

    $39.99

  6. Striped Delicate Dusty Apricot & Smoke Sheer Silk Organza Blend Quickview

    Striped Delicate Dusty Apricot & Smoke Sheer Silk Organza Blend

    A NY designer sheer silk organza, in delicious dusty apricot with pale smoke grey pinstripes that are 1/4" apart. The stripes and fluidity make this silk ideal for bias cut chevron designs. This would be perfect as a lined tailored pleat fronted blouse, a debonair scarf, or a cooly elegant Jazz era style frock. Silk, rayon and nylon blend. 66" wide.
    $49.99

  7. Elegant Iridescent Crinkled Silvery Grey Silk Quickview

    Elegant Iridescent Crinkled Silvery Grey Silk

    An iridescent crinkled silk fabric in iridescent silvery grey shot through with an black - perfect for a deceptively simple Grecian style tunic or an elegant blouse. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $39.99

  8. Designer Emanuel Ungaro Peach Parrot Tulip Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Designer Emanuel Ungaro Peach Parrot Tulip Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A stunning silk jacquard print from couture designer Emanuel Ungaro in soft shades of deep oranges and yellows (with the tiniest smudge of violet!) on a rich petal peach background, in a beautiful floral print of graceful parrot tulips and strewn with jacquard polka dots. Greet spring with this delicate print - perfect for a flirty frock or a classic bias cut sleeveless top. Designed by Emanuel Ungaro - stamped Emanuel Ungaro Paris on selvedge. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 54" wide. LIMITED STOCK
    $195.99

  9. Designer Emanuel Ungaro Warmly Riotous Paisley Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Designer Emanuel Ungaro Warmly Riotous Paisley Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A stunning silk jacquard print from couture designer Emanuel Ungaro in shades of red, pink, orchid, and cantaloupe in a romantically graceful paisley print, and strewn with jacquard polka dots - perfect for a flirty frock or a classic bias cut sleeveless top. Designed by Emanuel Ungaro - stamped Emanuel Ungaro Paris on selvedge. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 54" wide. LIMITED STOCK
    $175.99

  10. Softest Peach Silk Organza (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Softest Peach Silk Organza (Made in Italy)

    A sheer organza in soft peach - perfect for a chic vintage style blouse with delicate pin-tucks. Sew using our imported three-ply, monofilament Japanese silk thread for a luxurious experience - see below for the coordinating color. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 40" wide.
    $18.99

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