silk

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silk

a name for the gown worn by Queen's (or King's) Counsel (see BARRISTER), hence to take silk, to become such a counsel.
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He reaches down the light and dark blue of the Niarchos family, who order a mix of materials for their instantly recognisable colours including a heavier, more luxurious habotai silk.
uk' Pink pointed ruffle shoes, pounds 40 from Debenhams' Pia silk habotai ruffle blouse pounds 42 from Monsoon (020 7313 3000)' Sylvie ruffle dress pounds 94 (RRP pounds 135) and ruched wrap pounds 19 (RRP pounds 45) from Coast, bronze shoes pounds 24.
TOTE BAG, Apounds 12, AVAILABLE FROM SAINBURYS' GREEN SILK HABOTAI DRES, Apounds 120 FROM JOHN LEWIS' SIENNA MILLER OUT WEARING A SPECIALLY DESIGNED GOLD BURBERRY DRESS' SAILOR STRIP TOP, Apounds 35 GREY SATIN DRESS, 95 BLACK CUT OUT BOOTS, Apounds 155, FROM FCUK' AVAILABLE FROM BURBERRY, PRORSUM, Apounds 995' AVAILABLE FROM MARKS AND SPENCER GOLD BIKINI TOP, Apounds 18' AVAILABLE FROM SAINSBURYS, BIKINI TOP, Apounds 7 BIKINI BOTTOM, Apounds 6 BANGLES, [sup.