In the current vocabulary, satin is a thin fabric without visible weft with a glossy face and a dull back. Strictly meaning, satin is a weave type (the way in which the warp and weft wires cross each other). Thus, … Continue reading →
Crepe or crape is a type of woven or knitted fabric with a wrinkled surface. Crepe can be made from several different materials (silk, wool, polyester or cotton). It is the way in which the fibres are twisted and weaved … Continue reading →
A boat neckline or bateau neckline is “a wide neckline that runs horizontally, front and back, almost to the shoulder points, across the collarbone”. It is an elegant, feminine and retro type of neckline. In the fifties, the boat neckline dresses were very popular.
The Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou founded her own label in 2009. The brand sells womenswear but also accessories (bags and jewelry). Recognized by her peers, she received several prestigious awards such as : The Swiss Textiles Award (2010) and … Continue reading →