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A thin silk or crepe dress material.
- ‘Soft silk georgette and organza graphic floral prints give the line a feminine touch, whereas some pieces present a more sculpted interpretation of the 60s mod trend, giving the line a sharper kick.’
- ‘Raw silk, georgette, and linen are the fabrics in which she crafts her signature pant suits and sexy evening dresses.’
- ‘The attached skirt made of silk georgette is also layered around the hips with green and rose embroidered lace to create a bustle effect.’
- ‘Over silk georgette, cashmere and wool, Napa once again becomes the leading material of the collection embroidered with purling and little glass pearls and studs.’
- ‘Other fabrics on display were Pashmina shawls, also hand woven traditionally, silk, chiffon and georgette saris with sequin work and embroidery.’
Early 20th century: named after Georgette de la Plante ( c. 1900), French dressmaker.
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