Chiffon is transparent, diaphanous, translucent fabric to shimmer through or reveal is a lightweight, balanced plain-woven sheer fabric, or gauze, like gossamer, woven of alternate S- and Z-twist crepe (high-twist) yarns. The twist in the crepe yarns puckers the fabric slightly in both directions after weaving, giving it some extent and a slightly rough feel. Chiffon is most commonly used in sarees, evening wear, especially as an overlay, for giving an elegant and floating appearance to the gown. It is also a popular fabric used in blouses, ribbons, scarves, and lingerie.
Chiffon is thinner and softer than georgette. Chiffon is more expensive than georgette though pure georgette fabric is not so cheap. Light and soothing colours go well with chiffon but georgette is slightly more perplexing. Chiffon Sarees is made from gently drawn out cotton, silk, or manufactured synthetic fibers, and woven in the decent plain weave style.
Chiffon sarees are considerably more comfortable to manage than pure silk sarees and other fabrics. Easy to gather, the pleats do not need to be pressed. Chiffon is a commonly used fabric for sarees because of its long list of features - lightweight, drapable, and air permeability.