Silk faille: strong, smooth, gentle lustre, good body and easy drape...fabric fit for a queen. In the 30s through to the 50s, silk faille was a designer’s fabric of choice. Timeless and versatile, silk faille still rules contemporary fashion.
Madeleine Vionnet, 1932, pink silk faille. Source: The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology NY).
Lanvin Castillo, 1950, black silk faille. Source: The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology NY).
Carolina Herrera Silk faille shirt & skirt. Chanel silk faille sporty jacket with ruffle.
Rosie Assoulin, navy silk faille bow-back top. Rosie Assoulin, silk faille top & skirt