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  • noun Plural form of chiffon.

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Examples

  • And it was a woman's tiffin, the door shut to all the world; and they both talked chiffons, which is French for Mysteries.

    Under the Deodars

  • Billowy sleeves, sexy open backs, deep ruffles in jet black and gem tones, elegant satins and chiffons, fur vests and skirts for spring and a distinctly retro silhouette all contributed to the grand, theatrical whole.

    Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2011: High Fashion Drama (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • Billowy sleeves, sexy open backs, deep ruffles in jet black and gem tones, elegant satins and chiffons, fur vests and skirts for spring and a distinctly retro silhouette all contributed to the grand, theatrical whole.

    Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2011: High Fashion Drama (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • The collection featured Cecil Beaton worthy ornate gowns and cocktail dresses in rich satin, flowing chiffons and fine laces.

    Mary Hall: Los Angeles Fashion Week Steps Up for Fall 2011

  • Billowy sleeves, sexy open backs, deep ruffles in jet black and gem tones, elegant satins and chiffons, fur vests and skirts for spring and a distinctly retro silhouette all contributed to the grand, theatrical whole.

    Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2011: High Fashion Drama (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • Open Mon 2.30pm-7.30pm, Tue-Sat, 11.30pm-7.30pm. frenchtrotters.frThe haberdashery department of Marché St Pierre in Montmartre is a 60-year-old institution and home to blousey but chic French ladies with spectacles on chains and wielding lethal-looking scissors to slice through silks, wools, cottons and chiffons.

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  • What is marvelous about these intimate presentations is the ability to see all the work that goes into each creation -- be it tiny seed pearls hand-applied to the lightest chiffons or a dramatic gold evening bag with metal fringe long enough to graze the floor, if you are really cool and really rich, this is your wardrobe.

    Cameron Silver: Let's Get Serious

  • Nylon fabrics replete with drawstrings and zippers, shapeless chiffons and a mud-like color palette made the Zukowska show one of the worst of the week.

    Marissa Bronfman: Toronto Fashion Week: Fun Fashion and Glamorous Garb Rules the Runway

  • What is marvelous about these intimate presentations is the ability to see all the work that goes into each creation -- be it tiny seed pearls hand-applied to the lightest chiffons or a dramatic gold evening bag with metal fringe long enough to graze the floor, if you are really cool and really rich, this is your wardrobe.

    Cameron Silver: Let's Get Serious

  • Billowy sleeves, sexy open backs, deep ruffles in jet black and gem tones, elegant satins and chiffons, fur vests and skirts for spring and a distinctly retro silhouette all contributed to the grand, theatrical whole.

    Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2011: High Fashion Drama (PHOTOS, POLL)

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