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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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Silk crepes, cottons, coated linens, habotai, form-fitting leather, undulating leather pleats, and printed silk jersey showed alongside lightweight tulle, in what Jayne said was "redefining the fluidity of materials".
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.
Chloe tiered silk skirt pounds 562 from www.net-a-por ter.com' JFW viola cashmere ruffle collar cardigan pounds 85 from John Lewis (0845 6049 049)' Amber coloured butterfly hair clamp pounds 6.99 from Next (0845 600 7000)' Ruffle bag pounds 324.99 by Amy Morris at www.handbagsandgladrags.co.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 24.99 (RRP pounds 44.99) from Daniel Footwear, all at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Kinsey Road, Ellesmere Port (0151 348 5612)' Wooden bangles pounds 5 from Gap (0800 427 789)