Chiffon is classified into silk chiffon and silk chiffon. First, the simulation silk chiffon The general composition is 100% polyester (chemical fiber type).
Texture characteristics: light, soft, natural drape, good skin feeling (of course these are just appearance characteristics, how to imitate, it is still not as good as real silk chiffon), but the silk chiffon is pure fiber It is not easy to discolor, it is not afraid of exposure, it is very convenient to take care of (machine washable), and the firmness is better.
Second, the silk chiffon composition is 100% mulberry silk (natural fiber type), the appearance has the above characteristics, in addition, and long-term wear is good for human skin, cool and breathable, strong moisture absorption, these are silk chiffon Not reachable. However, there are some aspects of silk chiffon that can't keep up with the silk chiffon. For example, it is easy to become gray and light after washing. It can not be exposed to the sun (it will be yellow), it is very troublesome to take care (need to be hand-washed), and the firmness is not good ( Easy to stretch the yarn, the seam is easy to tear).
As the times progressed, the slow silk chiffon and silk georgette became two varieties, and many silk garments and silk scarves were also marked differently. Now there are two kinds of silk yarns.
Smooth and wrinkle-free silk yarn called: silk chiffon (after water shrinkage rate is about 10%)
Rough wrinkled silk yarn called: silk georgette (the water shrinkage rate is about 15%)