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There are tens different types of silk fabric, each type of silk has its feature and application, here we listed the most popular silk fabric and its features and applications for your reference, the main silk fabric inluding silk charmeuse, silk stretch fabric, silk crepe de chine, silk georgette, silk chiffon, silk habotai. etc.

  Material Features Advantage Disadvantage Better For
100% mulberry silk charmeuse 100% mulberry silk one face bright one face dull soft and with bright vivid color, feels luxury, the bright face very smooth,touchs very comfortable ease wrinkle, ease rip off for low momme weight, high momme weight above 30 momme is no such problem above 22 momme heavy weight good for bedding, low momme momme weight good for sleepwear, skirts, scarf, and other loose fitting clothing.
stretch silk charmeuse 95% mulberry silk + 5% spandex from appearance you can't see the difference with 100% mulberry silk charmeuse, can be stretched some. can be stretched some,better anti-wrinkle than silk charmeuse, not ease rip off, longer life time than silk charmeuse not 100% mulberry silk  good for dressing and other slim fit fashion
100% mulberry silk crepe de chine(CDC) 100% mulberry silk both face same to the dull face of silk charmeuse with clear texture matte color, the best anti-wrinkle silk fabric, drape,not so ease rip off feels not so luxury like silk charmeuse light weight good for shirts and summer tops, above 30 momme heavy weight good for jacket, coats and other outwear
stretch silk crepe de chine 95% mulberry silk + 5% spandex same to 100% mulberry silk CDC, can be stretched some can be stretched some,better anti-wrinkle than 100% silk CDC, longer life time not 100% mulberry silk  same to above
100% mulberry silk georgette 100% mulberry silk rough on the surface matte color, the most drape silk fabric, softer than silk CDC, better breathability feels rough especially good for skirts, trousers, above 30 momme heavy weight good for with lining outwear
stretch silk georgette 95% mulberry silk + 5% spandex same to 100% mulberry silk GGT, can be stretched some others same to silk GGT, can be stretched some, longer life time not 100% mulberry silk  same to above
100% mulberry silk chiffon 100% mulberry silk almost same to normal chiffon, softer and better drape soft and drape,good air permeability can be see through good for skirts, scarf and some loose trousers
100% mulberry silk hatotai 100% mulberry silk normally low momme weight, loose weave. cheap ease wrinkle,  good for lining