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From Marc Jacobs, a lightweight silk brocade with a textured, trapunto-like effect. Soft to the touch and makes big folds, similar to a very lightly quilted fabric. The color is a gorgeous plum. We see this as jackets, close-fitting dresses, and evening wear.

This is a lightweight, silk crepe de chine with a woven pin stripe in a soft gray color. From Marc Jacobs.

From Marc Jacobs, a crinkled silk organza in pale taupe. Sheer and delicate. Think evening wear and as an accent piece.

A soft metallic brocade in gold. Features a crinkled, almost quilted effect. Pliant and soft drape. We see this fabric as jackets, dresses, tunics, accent pieces and more.

Carolina Herrera never fails to delight, and this lightweight Italian silk fabric is no exception. Stripes are rendered in lightly textured patterns, alternating between soft channels and a woven honeycomb-like design. Plum and sheer, it is beyond ideal for inspired evening wear like cocktail dresses or gowns.

From Marc Jacobs, an exotic silk-cotton blend in gray that's pierced with fine gold metallic stripes. Very lightweight and semi-sheer. This makes a beautiful accent fabric, or line it and turn it into gorgeous tops and tunics.

Metallic threads form a pattern like pebbles on the shore on this lovely Marc Jacobs brocade. Fuchsia, gold and flame add sheen atop a soft black base. Medium-weight with a crisper drape, showcase this design with anything from a smart jacket to a mini-skirt.

From Marc Jacobs, a classic floral brocade in the prettiest shade of aurora yellow. Satiny look and feel; medium-weight. We would sew this up into dresses, jackets, slim pants and more.

FW12115C Fuchsia/Purple/Natural/Red Stripes Marc Jacobs Boucle skirt dress jacket

From designer Thakoon, a gorgeous silk crepe de chine print in soft gray and cream. This would look fantastic as tops, dresses and linings. Lightweight.