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SALE! MIDWEIGHT/STRETCH WOOLS & LININGS 9/16-9/29


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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 $15.99

  5. 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

  6. Crinkled Black Sheer Silk Chiffon Quickview

    Crinkled Black Sheer Silk Chiffon

    A black sheer silk chiffon, with subtle delicate crinkles - soft and drapey, this would make a marvelous chemise or perky summer blouse fastened with a cascade of lightweight shell buttons. 100% silk. 53" wide.
    $29.99

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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