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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. Pink Porpoises Woven Faille Necktie Silk Quickview

    Pink Porpoises Woven Faille Necktie Silk

    Petite porpoises disport themselves gaily on this rich pink 100% silk faille. This is perfect for custom-made neckties, cummerbunds, corsets, vests, or marine-inspired accessories for the whale watcher in your life. Cadet blue porpoises trimmed with a yellow accent are 1/2" in scale. This fabric is 55" wide.
    $39.99

  2. 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

  3. Mid-Heavyweight Woven Copper & Black Geometric Stripe Silk Blend (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Mid-Heavyweight Woven Copper & Black Geometric Stripe Silk Blend (Made in Italy)

    A midweight silk blend woven fabric, with a tight weave and an ethnic influence. This unusual fabric has crosswise geometric stripes made of fabric ribbon in copper, rust, wine, chartreuse, and silvery grey. Full-bodied and reversible, this would make dramatic wide collared evening coat, or fabulous over sized floor cushions for your den. Made in Italy. 91% Polyester, 9% silk. This fabric is 56" wide.
    $175.99

  4. Ikat  Peony & Plum Floral Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Ikat Peony & Plum Floral Silk Chiffon

    A sheer silk chiffon, with a ikat floral pattern in melon, peony, and purple plum on a tawny cappuccino background - soft and drapey, this would make a marvelous summer sundress, a delicate scarf, or perky summer blouse fastened with a cascade of lightweight shell buttons. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $49.99

  5. Crinkled Magenta Posy Profusion Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Magenta Posy Profusion Silk Chiffon

    A designer crinkled sheer silk chiffon, with a large scale floral pattern of a fragrant profusion of posies in pinks, laurel green, and ocher on a lively magenta background - soft and drapey, this would make a charming full skirt or a perky vintage inspired blouse. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $45.99

  6. Cavalli Floral Jonquil Stretch Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Cavalli Floral Jonquil Stretch Silk Chiffon (Made in Italy)

    A silk chiffon fabric, with pink and black abstracted flowers on a jonquil yellow background. A light and brilliant addition to any wardrobe, this would make a lovely fitted blouse or ruched skirt. Signed "Just Cavalli" 100% silk. Made in Italy. 54" wide.
    $89.99

  7. Luxurious Glorious Amber Silk Faille Quickview

    Luxurious Glorious Amber Silk Faille

    A luxurious midweight silk faille in a glorious deep amber color; somewhere between orange and yellow, this would make a stunning hourglass corset, shawl-collared waistcoat, or pleated evening skirt. 100% silk. 55" wide.
    $145.99

  8. Gleaming Shocking Pink Textured Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gleaming Shocking Pink Textured Silk Charmeuse (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious silk charmeuse in hoity-toity shocking pink, with an abstract painterly texture alternating between a gleaming charmeuse sheen and a matte finish. This silk would make a charming pair of risque palazzo pants - pair them with a white knit top, espadrilles wedgies, and pearls. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 54" wide.
    $89.99

  9. 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

  10. Luxurious Two-Tone Magenta Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Luxurious Two-Tone Magenta Silk Taffeta (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious mid to heavyweight crisp two-tone silk taffeta in magenta and black. This would make a stunning over-bust corset; lace it with contrasting tea green silk ribbon for subtle glamor...or sew a sweeping floor-length pleated evening skirt. Made in Italy. Silk and polyester blend. 56" wide.
    $149.99

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