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 Selkie’s popularity is a perfect storm of organza and tulle. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 19 Aug. 2021 The oversized flowers, in silvery and ivory sequins and beads, are placed on flocked organza on the broad collar, stiff enough to support the elaborate beadwork. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 10 Aug. 2021 Several resin artworks painted by a touch of red ink are scattered on the organza and are hidden by the loose pleats. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, 3 June 2021 Folks are adorning their wrists and hair with giant scrunchies made from fun materials like organza and silk and in every color of the rainbow. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 1 June 2021 The piece was custom-made for Berry and took 240 hours of construction that included custom dyeing the organza at the house’s atelier in Milan. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 26 Apr. 2021 In 2020, cutout lace trains and embroidered veils are going to be everywhere, in addition to lace, crepe, organza and georgette fabrics. Nandi Howard, Essence, 10 Nov. 2020 For spring, Mossi features a collaboration with the Iraqi calligrapher Hassan Massoudy, whose abstract lettering appears on organza and jacket linings. Tina Isaac-goizé, Vogue, 14 Oct. 2020 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, 21 Sep. 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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