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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. Navy & Orange Nautical Woven Faille Necktie Silk Quickview

    Navy & Orange Nautical Woven Faille Necktie Silk

    Necktie ho! Be the captain of any table with this classic 100% silk faille, woven with 3/8" orange ship's wheels on a sea of nautical navy blue. This silk is perfect for neckties, cummerbunds, corsets, vests, or other marine-inspired accessories. This fabric is 55" wide.
    $39.99

  2. Guest Blogger Pick! Designer Abstract Taupe, Black & White Silk Crepe de Chine (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Guest Blogger Pick! Designer Abstract Taupe, Black & White Silk Crepe de Chine (Made in Italy)

    This oh-so-elegant Italian silk crepe de chine was used by one of our favorite Italian designers, and it's one of our favorites as well. This classic silk features cool shades of taupe and cream in a paintbrush design on a deep black background. This would make a dramatic wide-sleeved sleeved kimono, lined in contrasting vibrant red china silk. Made in Italy. This fabric is 56" wide.
    $89.99

  3. Geometric Raspberry & Chocolate Stretch Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Geometric Raspberry & Chocolate Stretch Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) LIMITED STOCK

    A deliciously soft stretch charmeuse from Italy, in yummy chocolate brown and raspberry pink. This small-scale geometric pattern (1/2" repeat) would be scrumptious as a fitted cap-sleeved top, worn with an unstructured chocolate brown linen suit. One-way stretch. Made in Italy. This fabric is 56" wide.

    LIMITED YARDAGE

    $95.99

  4. Black & Cream Tulip Shadows Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Black & Cream Tulip Shadows Silk Chiffon

    This graceful silk burnout is primarily black and cream, with subtle taupe highlights, in an over-sized tulip floral design. Satin elements are as soft and fluid as the lithe chiffon base. This striped sheer is best worn with an attitude of conviction and dramatic lipstick; it would look lovely as a chic shirtwaist, dress, or as palazzo pants. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $94.99 $49.99

  5. Cinnamon Ikat Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Cinnamon Ikat Sheer Silk Chiffon

    An ikat-style sheer silk chiffon that may be neutral in tone, but is dramatic in effect. A medium-scale pattern (repeat is 6 1/2") features chevron shapes in black and geometric outlines in white on a warm cinnamon brown background. It would make a striking maxi dress, flowing skirt, or kimono-inspired over-shirt. It will make a statement anywhere you go, from an exotic vacation to your favorite local haunt. 100% silk. 45" wide.
    $39.99

  6. Cinnamon Floral Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Cinnamon Floral Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy)

    This lovely Italian 100% silk chiffon fabric consists of flowers and leaves that meander throughout the piece, accented with clusters of larger flowers...all in warm tones of aubergine, cinnamon, brick and beige on a warm sienna background. It would be beautiful as a flowing gored skirt. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 56" wide.
    $44.99

  7. Unique Wine & Antique Blue Checked Jacquard Silk Organza Quickview

    Unique Wine & Antique Blue Checked Jacquard Silk Organza

    This unique silk/polyester organza is endlessly interesting. An intricate design combines alternating squares of burgundy and violet with jacquard motifs in light grey with gold outlines. For a finishing fillip, the squares are fringed (fringe is approximately 2" long) in grey and gold. Whether it's featured as a dramatic duster, or swagged around a window or door in your home, this one-of-a-kind fabric is bound to be noticed. This fabric is 43" wide.
    $39.99

  8. Tomato Red Geometric Silk Jacquard Fabric  (Made in France) Quickview

    Tomato Red Geometric Silk Jacquard Fabric (Made in France)

    This juicy soft tomato red silk jacquard fabric comes from France, where jacquard weaves originated. The tone-on-tone, abstract geometric pattern has a medium scale and is perfect for contemporary or asymmetrical styles. This would add a jolt of color to a fitted black wool boucle suit, or be luxurious as a lining for a silk kimono-style dressing gown. This fabric is 54" wide. Made in France. 100% silk.
    $59.99

  9. Brilliant Crimson Floral Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Brilliant Crimson Floral Silk Jacquard (Made in Italy)

    This Italian 100% silk satin jacquard is a brilliant crimson red. Fine lines in this tone-on-tone pattern are broken by small, delicate flowers and leaves, scattered in clusters throughout the piece. Crepe de chine weight, it would make a drop-dead glamorous peignoir, suitable for all vamping occasions. Made in Italy. This fabric is 54" wide.
    $74.99 $37.49

  10. Milk Chocolate 4-Ply Silk Crepe Quickview

    Milk Chocolate 4-Ply Silk Crepe

    A rich milk chocolate brown 4-ply silk crepe fabric, with beautiful drape and texture. I would love to see this as a pair of wide-legged, cuffed pants, with decorative stitching along the waistband in a contrasting thread. 100% silk. This fabric is 51" wide.
    $59.99

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