Banarasi khaddi Georgette is a sheer, lightweight, crepe fabric named after the early 20th century French Dressmaker Georgette de la Plante. Originally made from silk, Georgette is made from highly twisted yarns. Its characteristic crinkly surface is created by alternating silk yarns in both the wrap and the weft. Banarasi georgette sarees are among the finest sarees in India and are known for their rich use of zari and lovely dyes. Another name for georgette is Banaras pattu sarees online or chiffon which is also commonly used and the basic difference between the two is their appearance and weight. Georgette has a thicker ply resulting in a heavier and a more durable fabric.