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Exquisite From The Start: So Sheer Italian Stretch Fabric

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Sheer Deliciousness! The Rita gown collection features fine satin stretch jersey sourced from a family-run mill just outside Como, Italy. Founded in the late 1800s, they became the first Italian silk mill to implement synthetic fibers for innovation and functionality in the mid 20th century. The company has remained at the forefront of developing premiere […]

Exquisite From The Start: A Brief History Of Lace

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TAKERS AND LEAVERS The history of French lace is more dramatic than one might imagine and lace is as important to C√ČLESTE as it is to the lacemaking region of France where it is sourced. Despite wars with the English, the fine lace-makers of Calais, France smuggled looms into the country to ensure generations of […]