Wedding Dress Fabric Glossary
From chiffon to voile, learn the ABCs of choosing the material that suits your Big Day style. By Benice Atufunwa
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.