COLLEGE FASHION, RUNWAY FASHION, INTERNATIONAL FASHION, AND MORE


Scroll down to see the latest word in college fashion, along with runway fashion, street fashion, international designs.   

Scan this reader-friendly visual list of tools, textiles, wearable art, and all things fashion, from bygone times to the present day, and from all over the world. 


Scroll further down for related links to college fashion schools Near You, Fashion outlet stores Near You, and Free sewing patterns. 

Also see links to more Free Books and other free printable items. 




EVERY BODY, EVERY WEAR

The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 19

KAFTAN - KUFI



KAFTAN: A light, roomy, long-sleeved, ankle length ladies' coat from India. 



Above image credit: fashionbombdailyshop.com




KAIRI BUTI: An Indian floral motif featuring a stylized mango. 



Above image credit: fashalot.com




KALA BATTON: A type of silver or gilt gold fiber, often used as embroidery. 



Above image credit: privzgram.com




KALGA: An Indian design motif featuring an abstract Cypress pattern. This design eventually developed into what we now know as paisley



Above image credit: deskgram.com




KANCHALI: Like a Choli, a Kanchali is a short top worn under a sari by Indian women. 

Shown below, a Kanchali designed in 1960. 



Above image credit: Pinterest.com




KANGA: A large, rectangular piece of printed fabric, bordered on all sides with contrasting colors or patterns. Originally designed in Africa. 

Below, a group of east African women wear kanga wraps at the beach. 



Above image credit: face2faceafrica.com




KANGAROO POCKET: An outside front pocket with open ends at each side, often seen on hoodies and pullover sweatshirts. A popular college fashion trend. 



Above image credit: sammydress.com




KANJARI: A backless, blouse-like upper garment that is longer in the front, somewhat like a halter top.  



Above image credit: jaypore.com




KANZU: A style of white robe worn by African men of a particular region. 



Above image credit: twitter.com




KARCHOBI: A technique where metallic threads are sewn onto a satin or velvet background, resembling embroidery. 



Above image credit: Pinterest.com




KELLY BAG: A style of leather carry bag popularized by Grace Kelly, who was also known as Princess Grace of Monaco. 

Below, Grace Kelly in 1956, carrying a Kelly bag.



Above image credit: Pinterest.com




KEMP: A coarse wool fiber.   



Above image credit: discovermagazine.com




KENAF: A textile made from plant fibers, similar to jute



Above image credit: Pinterest.com




KENTE COTH: An African textile made from interwoven strips of silk-cotton blended fabric. 



Above image credit: culturaltoast.wordpress.com




KERCHIEF: A large, lightweight, triangular or square piece of hemmed fabric, originally meant to be used as a head covering.

Sometimes called a bandana, or a hijab, depending on where and how it is worn. 



Above image credit: thehijab.wordpress.com




KERSEY: A lustrous type of woven wool or wool blend fabric, often used for coats. 

Shown below, a man in a navy blue kersey wool coat. 



Above image credit: styleforum.com




KEYHOLE NECK: A teardrop or almond-shaped cutout closure at the top of a blouse or dress, to fasten it at the front or back of the neckline. 



Above image credit: silkfred.com




KHAKI: A neutral earth tone, or a rugged twill fabric of similar color. Originally used for camouflaging soldiers in dry, arid, desert regions. More recently, a stylish element of college fashion. 



above image credit: campuslately.com




KID GLOVES: Gloves made from the hide of a baby goat. 

Shown below, a vintage pair of ladies' kid gloves on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. 



above image credit: mfa.org




KILT: A knee length, pleated, skirt-like garment, also know as a plaid skirt for men. The kilt originated in the Scottish highlands. 



above image credit: rawstory.com




KIMKHAB: A yellow or white silk fabric brocaded with gold or silver metallic strips. 



above image credit: bandbaajaa.com




KIMONO: A long silk robe with wide sleeves, traditionally worn with a broad sash. 



above image credit: zumi.co.ke




KIONDO: A hand woven, leather trimmed handbag of African design. 



above image credit: zumi.co.ke




KIPPER TIE: A colorful men's style necktie about five inches wide. 

Shown below, a kipper tie blouse from Diane von Furstenberg. 



above image credit: Nordstrom.com




KITTEN HEEL: A short, narrow heel less than two inches in length, and less than half a centimeter in diameter where it touches the ground.  



above image credit: stylecaster.com




KNEE-HIGH BOOT: A closed-toed boot that reaches up to the knee. Knee high boots are a popular college fashion statement. 



above image credit: mtmercy.edu




KNITTING: The process of interlocking loops of yarn to form a sheet of fabric or a garment. 



above image credit: vogueknitting.com




KNITWEAR: A term that refers to all knitted garments. 



above image credit: thefashionfolks.com




KODEL: A brand of polyester patented by the Eastman Chemical Company. 

Shown below, a selection of Kodel artificial leather fabrics. 



above image credit: esuppliersindia.com




KUFI: A short, brimless, rounded cap, traditionally worn by African men. 



above image credit: studioikiyo.com







COLLEGE FASHION AND MORE



EVERY BODY, EVERY WEAR:

The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


Introduction

Chapter 1 

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  (You Are Here) 

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



RELATED LINKS


Look Here Right Now for your First FREE, FAST AND EASY SEWING PATTERN! Full instructions included.


Learn more about College Fashion Fashion Colleges Near You. 


See a list of FACTORY OUTLETS IN EVERY STATE for outlet stores with discounted prices on all your favorite college fashion brands.  



OTHER BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR


YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


Yule Log - Chapter One

Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten




CRAZY HORSE APPEARING


Crazy Horse Appearing - Introduction

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 1 

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 8

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 9

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 10

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes