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Style Glossary: Sateen


Usually made of cotton, or sometimes rayon, and has a satin-like finish. But not as lustrous as satin fabric. Variation of satin weave with filling yarn as floats over warp yarn. Often found in bed sheets but can also be found in clothing.

Bring some sateen into your life with this Marc by Marc Jacobs Sabrina Sateen Dress ($164, originally $328).

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aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Can't remember the last time I wore sateen.
lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
love wearing sateen, feels so good on my skin - that dress is soooo cute!
emalove emalove 9 years
I like this fabric on bed sheets, but DEFINITELY too wrinkle-prone to wear on the body.
corduroy1 corduroy1 9 years
i dont like that dress at all
sbpark4 sbpark4 9 years
Where can you get those boots????
evianchannel evianchannel 9 years
I love this dress, especially with those boots. I found some great dresses similiar to this one on that are perfect for summer. Cute dresses, cool site!
javsmav javsmav 9 years
I hate Sateen b/c it wrinkles so easily, but that's a cute dress.
RosaDilia RosaDilia 9 years
Personally, not the greatest fabric to wear. I own a pair of sateen pants and the fabric wrinkles easily.
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