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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. Royal Purple Silk Jacquard (Made in Switzerland) LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Royal Purple Silk Jacquard (Made in Switzerland) LIMITED STOCK

    This Swiss 100% silk jacquard is a stunning, deep royal purple, with a subtle tone-on-tone abstract pattern. This would make a beautiful draped Grecian-inspired evening gown, under-stated, regal and sensuous, and worn with simple strappy gold metallic sandals. Made in Switzerland. This fabric is 36" wide. LIMITED STOCK
    $44.99

  2. Midweight Iridescent Purple Plum Silk Satin Quickview

    Midweight Iridescent Purple Plum Silk Satin

    A midweight matte iridescent silk satin fabric, in purple plum. This would be stunning as an perky evening capelet, or sophisticated boat-neck fitted cocktail dress. 100% silk. This fabric is 49" wide.
    $49.99

  3. Vibrant Crinkled Deep Orchid Tropical Floral Silk Chiffon LIMITED STOCK Quickview

    Vibrant Crinkled Deep Orchid Tropical Floral Silk Chiffon LIMITED STOCK

    A crinkled sheer silk chiffon, in deep orchid with accents of teal blue, forest, and plum in a large tropical floral design. This would be perfect as an airy wrap, delicate blouse, or even a simple beach wrap. 100% Silk. 44" wide.
    $29.99

  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. 17" Border Print - Luscious 2-Ply Purple & Black Striped Silk Chiffon Quickview

    17" Border Print - Luscious 2-Ply Purple & Black Striped Silk Chiffon

    A luscious sheer silk chiffon, with subtly mottled pink and blue crosswise stripes (which read as purple) on a soft black background. There is a 17" tangerine. fuchsia, black and purple border on each selvedge, flanking a 17" black and purple midsection. This is a unique 2-ply silk chiffon, with stripes running through both layers. Soft and drapey - it would make a marvelous summer sundress, a delicate scarf, or an elegant blouse festooned with ruffles. 100% silk. 51" wide.
    $145.99

  6. 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

  7. Gleaming Dried Lavender Silk Satin (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Gleaming Dried Lavender Silk Satin (Made in Italy)

    A midweight silk satin, in gleaming deep dried lavender - perfect for a structured cocktail dress or an elegant evening wrap. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 60" wide.
    $195.99

  8. Luxurious Royal Violet Silk Faille (Made in Italy) Quickview

    Luxurious Royal Violet Silk Faille (Made in Italy)

    A luxurious midweight silk faille in a royal deep violet color; somewhere between purple and blue, this would make a stunning sweetheart neckline corset, shawl-collared waistcoat, or pleated evening skirt. Made in Italy. 100% silk. 56" wide.
    $145.99

  9. Gleaming Lavender Double-Faced Silk Crepe Charmeuse Quickview

    Gleaming Lavender Double-Faced Silk Crepe Charmeuse

    A luxurious double-faced silk crepe charmeuse in softly gleaming pale lavender - perfect as a delicately feminine blouse, or even a romantic dropped waist vintage-inspired 1930s frock. 100% silk. 44" wide.
    $89.99

  10. 1 1/2" Border Print - Designer Plummy Art Nouveau Style Silk & Viscose Faille (Made in Italy) Quickview

    1 1/2" Border Print - Designer Plummy Art Nouveau Style Silk & Viscose Faille (Made in Italy)

    An Italian designer midweight silk blend faille, with a graceful Art Nouveau style print in teal, black, magenta, and lavender on a plummy taupe background and 1 1/2" wide border - perfect for an elegant corset or even a kicky knee-length pleated skirt. Made in Italy. 51% viscose and 49% silk. 55" wide.
    $69.99

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