Join our community of Solution Seekers!

Wedding Dress Fabric Glossary

From chiffon to voile, learn the ABCs of choosing the material that suits your Big Day style. 

Shantung
Photo: Philip Friedman; Styling: Blake Ramsey
Advertisement
  

What do you think about this slideshow? Share your own solutions and ideas.

View Earlier Comments
PAGE 11 OF 16
 PreviousNext 

Shantung

A member of the silk family and very similar—although a bit more lightweight—to dupioni. If you examine the fabric, you will notice a subtle yet pretty weave (spun silk), which adds a bit of texture to the gown. Because of its weight, shantung drapes nicely without being too heavy. A popular choice for bridesmaids because it photographs well.

Advertisement
Computer desk
Date night can take on lots of forms: extreme, creative, outdoor and offbeatR...
from The Nest Blog » house & home
Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine...
from FOXNews.com
Move over, Ellen DeGeneres, because there's a new celebrity house flipper i...
from POPSUGAR Home
Taco Bell is taking notes from McDonald's. Read more: Taco...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
...
from HuffPost Home - The Huffington Post
In our home the end of summer ushers in back-to-school time for our three child...
from Houzz