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DUST OFF YOUR… TAFFETA DU

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

There are few fashion words as onomatopoeic as taffeta. The name is Persian, and literally translates as "twisted woven" - a perfect description for the scratchy, highly spun, papery silk material, and that divisive crunching noise it makes when you try to move around in it.

Despite its reputation as a Marmite fabric, designers have decided that taffeta is absolutely back for autumn 2018. It holds shape and volume better than most other evening wear fabrics and, for that reason, it's becom...