Chiffon is a very popular fabric for traditional Indian costumes, and it is often used to make sarees and dupattas
The way chiffon holds dyes well and because of its smooth drape make it popular for these brightly-colored Sarees
Chiffon is a weaving process that produces a lightweight, plain weave fabric with a slight shine.
Chiffon comes from the French word chiffe, which means cloth or rag. The first chiffons were made exclusively from silk. Since chiffon was primarily a silk fabric, it was very expensive and its use in fashion and design signified high status
Chiffon is a gossamer or gauze-like fabric that is known for its sheer, floating, and shimmery nature, almost like tissue paper
Chiffon has a beautiful drape, which makes it popular for casual Sarees. It also does hold a little bit of its own structure, which gives the fabric a nice character.
Wash n' Care for Chiffon Saree
Silk chiffon needs to be dry cleaned.
Polyester chiffon and nylon chiffon can be hand washed or washed in the washing machine on gentle.
Use a mild, gentle detergent.
Wash with cold water and soak for 30 minutes. Do not leave in the water for any longer because the dye will start to fade.
Do not wring. Chiffon can easily lose shape.
Lay flat. Don’t use clips as they can create marks on the fabric on the line.
Don’t put in the sun. The fabric can fade so avoid direct sunlight.