organza

noun
or·​gan·​za | \ ȯr-ˈgan-zə How to pronounce organza (audio) \

Definition of organza

: a sheer dress fabric (as of silk or nylon) resembling organdy

Examples of organza in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actress, who had a full face of Chanel beauty makeup by Sapir Vrubel Balaish, wore an embroidered organza and chiffon dress from the house’s spring 2020 couture collection. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Behind the Scenes with Unorthodox’s Shira Haas, Who Wore Chanel Couture to the Emmys," 21 Sep. 2020 KkCo’s latest version of the 927 dress is made locally in L.A. using Japanese organza and costs $595. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "This Sheer Dress Is Destined For Cult Status," 4 Aug. 2020 This spring's launch spans floral-print hair scarves, stackable acrylic snap clips, extra-large organza scrunchies, and a padded headband that could pass for designer — and everything is under $10! Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "The Chicest Under-$10 Hair Accessories Just Dropped At Target," 4 May 2020 The sleeveless, drop-waist ballerina skirt number was made with organza and micro seed pearls. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Alexander Wang on Zoë Kravitz’s Wedding Dress and Why He’d “Never Say Never” to a Bridal Collection," 3 Jan. 2020 Her signature sheer and graceful organza designs have always been inspired by Tia’s love of history. Asia Milia Ware, Teen Vogue, "Teen Vogue Generation Next Alum Tia Adeola Debuted at New York Fashion Week 2020," 9 Feb. 2020 The Fall/Winter 2020 designer collections this season, no matter how diverse in aesthetic — from feathered organza at Oscar de la Renta to clay-toned neutrals at Veronica Beard — share one single detail: the models' glossy red fingernails. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "NYFW’s Biggest Nail Colour Trend Is Already In Your Collection," 12 Feb. 2020 The fall/winter 2020 designer collections this season, no matter how diverse in aesthetic — from feathered organza at Oscar de la Renta to clay-toned neutrals at Veronica Beard — share one single detail: the models' glossy red fingernails. Megan Decker, refinery29.com, "NYFW’s Biggest Nail Colour Trend Is Already In Your Collection," 12 Feb. 2020 Troian toned down the bridal vibes by wearing her breezy organza skirt with a structured crop top in a dusty shade of ballerina pink. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Pretty Little Liars' Troian Bellisario Re-Wore Her Wedding Dress to the 2020 Golden Globes," 8 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of organza

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for organza

probably alteration of Lorganza, a trademark

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“Organza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/organza. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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