Silk Fabric

62 Glenferrie Road, Malvern / 03 9509 4633 / 7 DAYS / APPOINTMENTS FOR 2017 NOW LIMTED!

03 9509 4633 or Email

100% pure silk satin, georgette, chiffon, organza, tulle, dupion, voile, jersey, taffetas...

Pure silk – quality pure silk, that is – is coveted worldwide for good reason, which is why many will pay the price for a quality silk. A quality, “fine” silk has been processed in such a way ensures that the fabric breathes beautifully and is less likely to go static. On the contrary, a cheap silk – and there are some very cheap silks available in larger chain fabric retail stores – will behave like a polyester or nylon fabric; they don't breathe (like plastic) and have a high likelihood of going static. Not only that, the colours of cheap silk always look glarey and tacky and don't have the class and style of fine quality silks. And to top it all off, cheap silks- like polyesters - retain body odours...which is not an attractive quality!

 

There is a common misunderstanding amongst customers who don’t have much experience with fabric, in that many believe “silk” means shiny finish. This is false. silk is an actual fibre which fabric is made of, which can be finished as a shiny or matt or semi-matt fabric. Examples of different types of silk that d’Italia standardly stocks include:

 

  • Pure silk satins (glossy finish), in a range of weights such as light-weight satin, crepe satin, duchess satin and queen satin
  • Pure silk satin chiffons (super sheer with a lovely sheen)
  • Pure silk georgettes (semi-sheer with a matt finish)
  • Pure silk voiles (semi-sheer with a sheen and body)
  • Pure silk organzas (semi-sheer with a sheen and firmness)
  • Pure silk tulles (super fine, stocking-like and weightless)
  • Pure silk stretch silks (solid semi-matt with a lovely drape and no-crush feature)
  • Pure silk dupions (semi-matt firm, papery feel)
  • Pure silk taffetas (semi-matt firm, papery feel, smooth texture)
  • Pure silk brocades (firm self-patterned or printed)
  • Pure silk suitings (firm plain silks with a little bit of texture)

 

All of the above come in either a wide array of plain colours – including beautiful subtle bridal colours - and there is always a range of current-season designer prints available in limited lengths which cannot be re-ordered and are, as such, exclusive and highly sought after.

 

d'Italia is open 7 Days 10am-5pm and is located at 62 Glenferrie Road, Malvern

1000's OF HAPPY LADIES

We create hundreds of dresses every year, from scratch, to fit perfectly.

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Wedding Dress Testimonials

Latest Testimonials

J.K.
"You were able to reproduce the dress in the pictures I gave you perfectly--even better than the original! Beautiful, elegant fabrics and the most fabulous job on the dresses. The bridesmaids looked stunning and their outfits received much attention! We couldn't be happier with the results."

Suzan
"The entire dress making process was beyond my expectations; it was truly great. From discussing my original ideas for the design, to working out a price within my budget, the advice and helping me with my indecisiveness, to suggestions of how to improve the design, I was very impressed and very happy with the whole process."

Diane
"Both the bridesmaids and myself felt very special in our outfits, thanks to d'Italias' fabric."

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Liz
"I came in looking for a wedding dress with a difference and left with so much more. Thank you for helping to shape my ideas and for encouraging me to be brave. The dressmaker you referred me to was equally fantastic and perfect for my more than difficult dress design."

Jess
"Thank you so much for making my beautiful lace wedding dress. It was absolutely perfect for the day and very comfortable. Thank you for all your time and effort while making the dress and thank you for being such a pleasure to work with."

Diane
"The service from d’Italia was fantastic, the shop assistance was helpful and experienced. I felt excited and confidant."

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Jessica
"I'm still loving my dress!! so many compliments! people still asking me where it is from and who is the designer! I am giving your details out! Thank you again so so much! You made me feel beautiful and sexy on the most special day in my life!!"

Ann
"The dress itself was amazing and was beyond my expectations. Everyone commented on how much it suited me (I was very happy to hear that)! Thank you d'Italia.".

Belinda
"Thank you so much for the beautiful wedding dress. The fabric was so divine and I felt so special, didn't want to take it off!"

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Helen
"Thank you very much was a great day! You made choosing my material very easy and you knew exactly what I wanted! :)"

Liz
"The dress was perfect, I cannot thank you enough for making me feel magical on the day, and everybody said that it was the best wedding dress ever."

Elizabeth
"I truly appreciated your wonderful service and helping me choose your beautiful fabric! My bridesmaids looked absolutely stunning - their dresses were just gorgeous! Thank you for all you did for us.".

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Prue
"I absolutely loved my dress!"

Krissy
"I was extremely happy with your dressmaker referral – she made 4 x beautiful bridesmaids dresses with the lovely fabric we purchased from d'Italia."

Sue
"I can't thank you enough for creating what must be the greatest show-stopping wedding gown on earth – I was totally overwhelmed by the response at our wedding, because of yourlove and fastidious care you put into making the dress."

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Jackie
"I was extremely happy with your dressmaker referral – she made 4 x beautiful bridesmaids dresses with the lovely fabric we purchased from d'Italia."

D.C.
"I would like to thank you so much for all your help in selecting material for my mother-of-the-bride dress and the bridesmaid's dresses."

K.M.
"In my beautiful wedding dress that I was married in, I felt fantastic and had lots of wonderful comments."

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  • Operating Hours:

    Open 7 Days
    Monday to Sunday 10am to 5pm
    (Closed major public holidays)
  • Address:

    62 Glenferrie Road
    Malvern
    Victoria
  • Telephone:

    03 9509 4633
  • Email:

    [email protected]

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