Crepe-backed satin is the perfect name for this fabric which has the pebbled matte look of a crepe on one side and a beautiful, smooth, high-sheen finish on the other. You choose which side to show off (or use the opposite side as a featured design detail!) Crepe-backed satin is a perennial favourite for bridal, prom and evening gowns. It has the beautiful look of a satin with elegant drape and softness of a crepe.