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Fabric Glossary

FABRIC GLOSSARY

Technical terminology can be somewhat daunting, which is why we have developed an easy to understand fabric glossary.
Learn more about what went into the making of your favourite looks!

Linen

Linen is the strongest natural fiber. It gets stronger with every wash is the perfect "wash & wear" garment for pakistan summer.

Key Features:

  • It is durable & breathable.
  • It is highly absorbent.
  • Yarn Dyed Jacquard

    This jacquard textured is developed with dyed yarns

    Key Features:

  • Textured fabric.
  • Dyed yarns.
  • Zari Jacquard

    Fancy jacquard motifs made with lurix thread.

    Key Features:

  • Soft fabric.
  • Available in vibrant colors.
  • Blended Satin

    This luxurious fabric is a popular choice for the Intermix season

    Key Features:

  • Vibrant colors.
  • Excellent drape.
  • Thai Silk

    It is an Ultra soft, sheen texture which helps it to drape beautifully.

    Key Features:

  • Silky and dripey.
  • Durable and lightweight.
  • Viscose Raw Silk

    Viscose is highly quailty breathable fabric. It is soft, perfect for the warm weather.

    Key Features:

  • Excellent door retention.
  • Soft, smooth and drapey.
  • Self Jacquard

    This Woven Jacquard is made from 100% cotton. It is used to create luxe patterns in beautiful blend of colors.

    Key Features:

  • Opulent and Rich fabric.
  • Soft and Smooth texture.
  • Textured Lawn

    Textured lawn is made from 100% Cotton and is free from all chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Soft and Smooth fabric.
  • Breathable.
  • Blended Chiffon

    Chiffon is a lightweight plain - woven fabric, blended with synthetic fibers to strengthen the fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Comfortable on the skin.
  • Airy soft and exceptionally drapey.
  • Dobby

    Dobby is a woven fabric made from 100% cotton, characterised by extra texture in the fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Velvety texture.
  • Breathable and Absorbant.
  • Extra Weft Jacquard

    This Fabric is a blend of cotton and filament yarn, designed for a luxe appearance.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable and Absorbant.
  • Formal and Elegant.
  • Fine Lawn

    Fine Lawn is a plain weave textile mainly of cotton. A smooth. sliky and breathable fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Organic fabric.
  • Anti - Wrinkle.
  • Blended Organza

    It is a lightweight, plain weave material with a crisp feel. It has an outstanding drape and has a sheer look.

    Key Features:

  • Elegant and Fancy.
  • Unique Texture.
  • Broche Jacquard

    Broche Jacquard is textured woven fabric with a elaborated design for a opulent appeal.

    Key Features:

  • Silky Texture.
  • Breathable and Absorbant.
  • Zari Organza

    This fabric is created from empress milk which is used to create intricate patterns.

    Key Features:

  • Fairly crease resistant.
  • Crisp and Silky appearance.
  • Bemberg Tissue

    It is made from 100% natural bemberg fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable and Absorbant.
  • Help draw body moisture away from skin.
  • Blended Karandi

    This fancy fabric has subtle colored textures.

    Key Features:

  • Comes in range of colors.
  • Vintage feel.
  • Blended Net

    Blended Karandi is a organic plain fabric with neppy surface and has a blend of cotton and karandi.

    Key Features:

  • Elegant drape.
  • Sweat resistant and breathable.
  • Textured Voile

    Stripes are woven in this cotton fabric to give it an appealing look.

    Key Features:

  • Fashionable look.
  • Lightweight.
  • Bemberg Crinkle Chifffon

    This sheer and shimmering fabric is manufacture from 100% pure bember. Has a soft handfeeland excellent fall.

    Key Features:

  • Soft handfeel.
  • Has a luxe appeal.
  • Zari Cotton

    This 100% viscose fabric slik like feel. Viscose is soft, comfortable and Absorbant.

    Key Features:

  • Excellen drape.
  • Resistant to abrasion.
  • Georgette Chiffon

    High - twist yarns crafted from 100% viscose make for a beautiful mesh - like fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable.
  • Soft handfeel.
  • Crepe

    This 100% cotton is fabricated through a guaze wave.

    Key Features:

  • Perfect for dupatta.
  • Soft and Breathable.
  • Slub Lawn

    Woven out of slub yarn, the textured feel of this 100% cotton fabric makes for a unique and versatile garment. Has an ultra - soft feel. To preserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Texture look.
  • Excellent moisture aborbency.
  • Silky Lawn

    This premium lawn has an ultra - soft hand and draped beautifully due to its fine texture. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Silk like look and feel.
  • Blend of natural and manmade fibers.
  • Khaddi Net

    Handmade net fabric gives the wearer strudy and bold look specially designed for embroidery. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Holds up heavy embroidery easily.
  • Durable fabric.
  • Lawn

    Lightweight and carefully woven plain 100% cotton fabric designed especially for the summer season. Feels smooth and breathable on the skin and has a light lustre. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Ideal summer fabric.
  • Retains colors and prints.
  • Cotton

    Our 100% pure medium weight cotton is the perfect breathable fabric for warm weather, as it feel cool on the skin. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Hypoallergenic.
  • Soft handfeel.
  • Fine Voil

    An Extremely fine fabric crafted from premium cotton.

    Key Features:

  • Very soft on the skin.
  • Delicate in appearance.
  • Manaar Dupatta

    This Fancy, printed dupatta comes with a metallic zari border.

    Key Features:

  • Metallic zari border
  • Fancy dupatta.
  • Poly Raw Net Dupatta

    This beautiful fabric features opaque, fancy textures.

    Key Features:

  • Beautiful fabric.
  • Fancy texture.
  • Poly Raw Square Net

    This Lustrous fabric has geometric geometric textures.

    Key Features:

  • Lustrous fabric.
  • Geometric texture.
  • Poly Tissue

    This is a lightweight printed fabric .

    Key Features:

  • Lightweight fabric.
  • Printed fabric.
  • Poly Viscose Khaddi Net

    This lightweight traditional Khaddi fabric comes in vibrant hues.

    Key Features:

  • Vibrant solid colors.
  • Lightweight.
  • Fancy Tila

    Fancy jacquard motifs made with lurix thread.

    Key Features:

  • Crispy hand feel.
  • Luxury looks.
  • Micro Modal

    Modern manmade materail with extra soft feel.

    Key Features:

  • Silky textures with extra drape.
  • Skin friendly & breathable.
  • Multi Neps

    This fancy fabric has subtle colored textures.

    Key Features:

  • Comes in range of colors.
  • Vintage feel.
  • Poly Dobby Box Organza

    This fancy fabric comes in vibrant colors and has beautiful geometric patterns.

    Key Features:

  • High quailty fabric.
  • Fancy feel.
  • Zari Dobby Box

    Exciting geometeric patterns with added lurix textures.

    Key Features:

  • Vibrant organza colors.
  • Fancy feel.
  • Khaddar

    Khaddar is a popular choice for shawls and is mostly wear in the winter season.

    Key Features:

  • Traditional slub patterned.
  • 100% Cotton.
  • Zari Fancy

    This fabric is a blend of cotton and polyester. It can be worn all year round and is designed in gold and sliver yarn.

    Key Features:

  • Formal and Elegant
  • Durable and Lightweight.
  • Zari Khaddi

    This soft smooth texture is made from polyester and silk for a flowy drape.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable.
  • Elegant appearance.
  • Pure Crinkle Chiffon

    It is made from 100% bemberg material which makes it transparent, lightweight and soft.

    Key Features:

  • Durable and Lightweight.
  • Meshy and Shimmery texture.
  • Silk Organza

    This Crispy silk fabric is strong and durable with a smooth texture.

    Key Features:

  • Regal apperance.
  • Soft and Drapey.
  • Blended Organza Jacquard

    The smooth textured fabric designed for a gorgeous drape.

    Key Features:

  • Crisp, sheer and smooth.
  • Sculptured drape.
  • Silk

    Finest silk fibres are used to manufacture fabric with a decadent shine and irresistible hand - feel. To preserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Shinny appearance.
  • Elegant drape.
  • Self Stripe Cotton

    This is a light weight fabric with textured net without any added chemicals to beautify design prints.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable.
  • Flowy and lustrous.
  • Viscose Chiffon

    This 100% superfine cotton fabric features a textured weave design pattern, making it perfect for use as a dupatta.

    Key Features:

  • Non - slippery.
  • Superfine and Lightweight.
  • Dobby Net

    This 100% tencel fabric has a sheer texture and lustrous look.

    Key Features:

  • Great moisture absorbency.
  • Breathable fabric.
  • Poly Karandi

    A uniquiet combination of polyester and viscose with nappy surface.

    Key Features:

  • Unique texture.
  • Sturdy fabric.
  • Rib Textured

    This Woven cotoon fabric features a unique ribbed pattern.

    Key Features:

  • Unique texture.
  • Fashionable appeal.
  • Composed Jacquard

    Engraved patterns featured on blend of cotton and filament yarn - fancy jacquard is perfect for a regal look.

    Key Features:

  • Airy and Comfortable.
  • Unique and decandent appearnce.
  • Crinkle Chiffon

    This lightweight and semi - transparent fabric is crafted from 100% pure empress silk.

    Key Features:

  • Comfortable on the skin.
  • Unique and festive appeal.
  • Fancy Cotton

    The breathable texture and soft handfeel of this fabric makes it ideal for the summer days.

    Key Features:

  • Cool on the skin.
  • Breathable.
  • Stretchable lycra

    The ideal fabric for pakistani weather. The super soft and stretchable lycra allows you to move around in comfort.

    Key Features:

  • Absorb moisture.
  • Ideal for the summer weather.
  • Cotton Masoori

    Gold and Silver tilla composed with cotton makes for the perfect formal wear fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Breathable.
  • Supports emboridery well.
  • Melange Lawn

    A special limited edition fabric - melange lawn is made of a unique blend of dyed and undyed fibers - creating new and long - lasting colors and texture in the fabric.

    Key Features:

  • Long - lasting color.
  • Comfortable on the skin.
  • Polyester Net

    The elegant drape and smooth handfeel of lightweight polyester net fabric makes it ideal for formal looks.

    Key Features:

  • Excellent drape.
  • Soft feel on the skin.
  • Silk Cotton Net

    Designed especially of formal and semi - formal pieces, this fabric is crafted from premium empress silk, which holds the weight of embroidery well.

    Key Features:

  • Light and Airy.
  • Moisture absorbant.
  • Paste Slub Cambric

    An all weather fabric that has been pasted with unique and interesting patterns.

    Key Features:

  • Unique in appearance.
  • Can be worn year - round.
  • Cambric

    This high quality fabric is manufactured from premium cotton and boasts of a soft handfeel that is cool on the skin in summer.

    Key Features:

  • Soft and Breathable.
  • Hypoallergenic.
  • Organza

    This Lightweight fabric is made out of 100% polyester and holds its own shape very well.

    Key Features:

  • Comes in range of colors.
  • Vintage feel.
  • Raw Silk

    This 100% silk fabric features a delicate miniature cord effect. The natural shine and good drape makes it an excellent choice for trousers.

    Key Features:

  • Pleasent texture
  • Opulent Shine.
  • Pure Tissue

    This sheer and delicate fabric is crafted from 100% silk fibers to create a soft and lightweight material.

    Key Features:

  • Decandent.
  • Silky handfeel.
  • Pk Raw Silk

    This Opulent fabric is made from 100% bember and is a perfect subsitute for pure raw silk.

    Key Features:

  • Comfortable on skin.
  • Raw silk-like feel.
  • Pure Chiffon

    Made of 100% silk, the treatment of the silk yarns for the fabric creates a crepe like texturet thats lends to beautifully draping. Airy and Floaty, make sure to handwash to perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Durable fabric.
  • Sheer and Lightweight.
  • Poly Net

    This 100% polyester net fabric is lightweight yest sturdy enough to support heavy embroidery.

    Key Features:

  • Perfect for heavier embroidery.
  • Lightweight.
  • Silk Net

    This fabric is especially crafted for formal and semi - formal looks. Acts as the perfect foundation for meticulous embroidery and thread work.

    Key Features:

  • Adds a formal touch.
  • Good base for embroidery.
  • Medium Silk

    Made with 100% refined silk yarn to create an opaque fabric with extra sheen and beautiful drape. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Luxurious handfeel.
  • Sophisticated look.
  • Jacquard

    Created on specialised looms, our jacquard fabric features a variety of floral and geometric patterns. Due to its composition. It is often a heavy and rich feeling fabric. To perserve the integrity of the fabric - launder at home, dry away from direct sunlight, iron on a moderate temperature and avoid the use of bleach or any other cleaning chemicals.

    Key Features:

  • Rich handfeel.
  • Intricate patterning for a luxe look.
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