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This fashion and style glossary defines and depicts all things fashion-related.
Take a look at this visual list of fashion tools, textiles, wearable art, and more, from bygone times to the present day, and from all over the world.
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by Judee Shipman
XILINOUS: Of, from, or pertaining to cotton.
A useful term when conversing with Tim Gunn, or when seeking an X-word for your fashion designing glossary.
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YARMULKE: A round cloth skullcap, typically worn by traditional Jewish boys and men.
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YARN: A synthetic form of wool typically used for knitting, crocheting, weaving, and embroidery.
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YASHMAK: A type of headscarf, traditionally worn by Muslim women to cover their faces in public.
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YORYU: A fabric resembling crepe, only heavier and more crinkly. Also known as a crepon.
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YVES SAINT-LAURENT: A former French fashion designing superstar, whose high end fashions remain popular today.
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ZARI: A fine thread of gold or silver, used in traditional garments of India and Pakistan.
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ZIBELINE: A sleek, satin-like textile that is napped, steamed, and pressed to maximize sheen.
Shown below, a black zibeline bolero jacket.
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ZIGZAG STITCH: A back and forth sewing stitch that forms a zigzag pattern.
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ZOOT SUIT: A typically pinstriped men's dress suit featuring high waisted trousers and a long jacket.
Although it was a popular 1920s fashion, the zoot suit is not a big part of fashion designing today, and is typically worn only as a costume.
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ZORI: A type of thong sandal originally made in Japan. In America, we call them flip flops.
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