A Ponte is a double-knit fabric with interlock. It has stability, firmness, flexibility and softness. This means it can be used in making dresses, blazers, and more structured pieces. It holds its shape and also maintains comfort.
Ponte fabric is a polyester knit fabric that resists wrinkles and creases and is very durable.
Additional information states that Ponte di Roma means Roman Bridge and there is usually a slight horizontal line in the fabric. The fabric looks the same on both sides. The fabric can also contain rayon, nylon, lycra or spandex.