Celebrity Fashion, Accessories, Style Guides, And More

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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style

by Judee Shipman



ABACOST: A short-sleeved men's dress suit of African design, typically worn without a necktie. 

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ABAYA: A long, flowing, cloak-like garment, typically worn by Saudi Arabian women. 

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ACCESSORIES: Items to be worn or carried with clothing, such as hats, handbags, belts, scarves, and jewelry, for instance. 

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ACETATE: A synthetic fabric derived from the acetic ester of cellulose. 

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ACHKAN: A long-sleeved, close-fitting coat-like garment for men, typically extending down to the knees or lower, with a button front closure.

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ACRYLIC: A versatile synthetic fabric, often used in garments and upholstery. 

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AFGHAN: A blanket made with an elongated hook. Less commonly known as Tunisian Crochet. 

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AFRO: A full-bodied hairstyle, where hair of crinkled texture is grown naturally, then lightly trimmed. 

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AGLET: The stiffened tip attached to the end of a cord, such as a shoelace, to prevent fraying.  

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ALASHO: A ceremonial turban of African origin.

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ALBATROSS: A lightweight, fleecy fabric with a downy texture that feels like the breast of an albatross. Often used for sleepwear and baby clothes. 

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ALBERT COAT: A long, fitted men's coat, such as the kind worn by Prince Albert back in the Victorian era. 

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ALENCON LACE: A fine needlepoint lace with a heavy thread outline. Often used for wedding gowns. 

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ALICE BAND: A flexible, horseshoe-shaped hairband, such as the one worn by Alice in Wonderland. 

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A-LINE: A dress or skirt that is narrow at the top and flares outward toward the hem, somewhat resembling the letter A. 

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ALLIGATOR SKIN: A fabric design, either printed or embossed, resembling the skin of an alligator. Often a popular celebrity fashion trend. 

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ALMOND TOE SHOE: A closed-toe shoe with a rounded front that appears almond shaped when viewed from above.

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ALPACA: A member of the llama family. Alpaca fur is soft, light, and warm, like cashmere or mohair. Alpaca is often seen in celebrity fashion design.

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ALTERATION: Changes made to garments for the purpose of adjusting the size or the fit. 

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AMADIS SLEEVE: A tight-fitting long sleeve that extends to the back of the hand.

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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


Chapter 1  (You Are Here)

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41


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