What fabric to choose for your wedding dress?

Quel tissu choisir pour sa robe de mariée ?

For a wedding dress, the choice of fabric is crucial for your comfort but also to have a beautiful finish and an elegant fit. The fabrics selected are often very different from those we are used to wearing. We are here to make it easier for you, here is a short guide to wedding dress fabrics!

When you make an appointment in our boutique , your advisor will guide you in choosing your wedding fabric, based on your wishes and needs.

The satin

Shiny, satin or matte, satin is very pleasant to the touch, it will be perfectly suited to close-fitting dresses. It is a fabric to be handled with great care, which will make your dress luminous.


Muslin is a fabric of unparalleled lightness and fluidity. It is used for long dresses with ruffles, and is perfectly suited to the bohemian style for example.

The tulle

Tulle is a transparent, vaporous, dry and airy fabric. It gives very beautiful volumes to the dresses. At weddings, we find it everywhere: on the bride's dress or veil, on the decorations of cars, chairs, the reception room, etc.


Lace is a magnificent openwork fabric, with multiple detailed patterns. It is she who offers elegance and romanticism to the pieces she dresses. It can also be beaded, colored...


Organza is a very fine transparent fabric, like a veil. It can be used, for example, to create voluminous dresses such as princess cuts. It exists in different aspects: satin, lacquered, matt...

The taffeta

The taffeta is very finely woven and slightly shiny. Its thickness allows it to be worked with beautiful drapes and precise falls. It can also be thinner or pleated.

The French pancake

The crepe fabric is fluid and allows for pretty drapes, it is slightly textured and generally quite fine.

Owlana is a fashion house offering high-end and minimalist wedding dresses.
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