Design & Style

Polyester Fabric Guide: Explore the Look and Feel of Polyester

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 3 min read

Chiffon, crepe, denim, poplin—there are a wide array of fashion fabrics on the market, each with their own history, characteristics, and uses. Most fabrics fall into two categories: Natural fabrics (like linen and silk) and synthetic fabrics (like neoprene and spandex/lycra). One of the most widely known synthetic fabrics is polyester.