Style Glossary


Burnout Fabric

Burnout fabric is a lightweight fabric, created by printing a pattern with a substance that destroys one or more of the fibers present within that fabric.

Traditionally created by weaving a fabric with two different types of yarns, and then destroying all or part of one type of yarn (usually dissolving it with a chemical) to achieve the desired (and chic) effect.

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