April 18, 2012


crepe (also crêpe)noun|krāp| a light, thin fabric with a wrinkled surface [as adj. a silk crepe blouse.• (also crepe rubber) hard-wearing wrinkled rubber, used esp. for the soles of shoes.|krāp| black silk or imitation silk, formerly used for mourning clothes.• a band of such fabric formerly worn around a person's hat as a sign of mourning.
ORIGIN late 18th cent.French, from Old French crespe ‘curled, frizzed,’ from Latin crispus.
Roksanda Ilincic Silk-blend Crepe GownStone, tangerine and navy silk-blend crepe. Ties at back of neck.

Sandro Resonance Crepe Peplum Dress

Blush crepe. Ruffled cap sleeves, ruffled peplum at waist. Exposed zip fastening at back. 100% polyester. Dry clean.

Thakoon Addition Draped Silk Crepe De Chine Skirt

Turquoise silk crepe de chine. Elasticated drawstring waist, wrap-effect draping. Pulls on. 100% silk. Dry clean.

Tomas Maier Color-block Crepe-jersey Dress

White, coral and sand crepe-jersey. Gathered, elasticated waist, detachable waist tie. Zip fastening at back. 100% viscose. Dry clean.

Victoria Beckham Silk and Woolblend Crepe Dress

Turquoise silk and wool-blend crepe. Front patch pockets, cream sateen trim through back. Exposed double-pull zip fastening through back. 50% silk, 50% wool; trims: 100% cotton. Dry clean.

Vionnet Printed Silk-blend Crepe Dress

Ivory silk-crepe, black silk-blend crepe dress in multicoloured flowers, insect and hummingbird print, gathered, cap sleeves, elasticated waist, wrap-effect deep V-back. Snap-fastening tab at back of neck. Fabric1: 100% silk; fabric2: 94% silk, 6% spandex. Dry clean.

Alessandra Rich Silk-crepe Cape Gown

Cream silk-crepe, navy silk-crepe draped overlay. Gold 'A' and 'R' charms, adjustable navy grosgrain and gold-tone metal belt, skirt split. Concealed zip fastening at side. 100% silk. Specialist clean.

Alice + Olivia Robin Floral-printed Silk Crepe De Chine Maxi Dress

Floral-print silk crepe de chine. One shoulder, gathered elasticated waistband, fully lined. Slips on. 94% silk, 6% spandex; top lining: 93% silk, 7% spandex; bottom lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean.

Antik Batik Jane Pleated Silk-crepe Maxi Skirt

Turquoise silk-crepe maxi skirt, pleated with a deep slit at side. Button and concealed zip fastening at side. 100% silk. Dry clean.

Chloé Embellished Silk Crepe De Chine Dress

Chloé dress: silk crepe de chine, gold and bronze sequin-embellished stand collar, long sleeves, button-fastening cuffs, front pleat, side slit pockets, partially lined. Hook fastenings at collar. 100% silk.

DKNY Tiered Stretch Silk-crepe Dress

Hot-pink tiered stretch silk-crepe. Tiered skirt, handkerchief hem, slip to line. Slips on. 93% silk, 7% elastane; lining: 96% polyester, 4% spandex. Dry clean.

Etro Embroidered Crepe Dress

Mint crepe. Black and blue embroidery, bead embellishment, deep V-neck, draping. Slips on. 98% rayon, 2% elastane. Dry clean.

Jay Ahr Two Tone Crepe and Lace Maxi Dress

White crinkled crepe, black lace. Ruffled, tiered skirt, fully lined. Concealed hook and snap fastenings at side. Fabric1: 55% wool, 25% cotton, 17% viscose, 3% polyamide; fabric2: 77% cotton, 23% polyamide; fabric3: 55% cotton, 45% polyamide; fabric4: 100% silk; fabric5: 76% cotton, 24% silk; lining: 100% silk. Dry clean.

Maison Martin Margiela Stretch-cotton and Crepe Maxi Dress

Light-gray ribbed stretch-cotton. Pleated ivory crepe skirt. Slips on. Fabric1: 96% cotton, 4% elastane; fabric2: 100% polyethylene. Dry clean.

Moschino Paillette embellished Crepe Mini Dress

Black crepe, all-over gold paillettes. Concealed zip fastening at side. 64% triacetate, 36% polyester; lining: 85% rayon, 15% elastane. Dry clean.

Mulberry Drawstring Silk-crepe Dress

Candy-pink silk-crepe. Drawstring fastenings at waist and keyhole back with metallic plaque endings. Slips on. 100% silk. Specialist clean.

Notte by Marchesa Silk-Crepe And Pleated Organza Column Gown

Teal silk-crepe. Pleated organza bodice, internal non-slip gummed bands, boning, pleated silk-chiffon waist, back split, fully lined. Concealed hook and zip fastenings at back. 100% silk; lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean.

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