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This was a Milly favourite from a few years back, a fabulous silk that sort of suggests an oriental influence with the print pattern, hence the spider mums reference, but that could be just a rorchach test thing going on.
I think this is quite a complex print, very stylised. I especially like the light grey halo and the ghostly-like effect of the black twigs, barely discernible in the background. I think I would play on this by finding a way to add plain black contrasts to the fabric, maybe with contrast neckbands or entire sleeves if making a top or dress.
But I would probably opt for a skirt in the end and aim for something fluid, with a different cut to it, or layers, draping…something to really play up the wonderful qualities of the fabric. And then wear an simple black pull-on top with it.
All of Milly’s fabrics are great quality. This silk is a substantial but lightweight one, it has a wonderfully soft surface, with a light sheen. The fabric is completely opaque.
This silk is 140cm wide and the length is 2 metres. The fabric price is $25 a metre/$50 for the piece. I can post this fabric in the small satchel for $8.25.
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