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See this page for all you need to know about fashion accessories, designs, trends, fabrics, and the influence of international styles on American fashion.
This book offers a visual list of tools, textiles, wearable art, and all things fashion, from bygone times to the present day, and from all over the world.
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by Judee Shipman
PEASANT TOP: A roomy blouse with a low neckline, sometimes trimmed with ruffles.
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PEDAL PUSHERS: Pants that are hemmed within a few inches of the knee. Also known as Capri pants.
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PEDS: Very short socks of cotton or nylon, extending only over the toes and just above the heel.
Peds are designed to be hidden inside a pair of shoes.
Be sure to pick up some peds next time you shop for wholesale fashion accessories.
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PEEK-A-BOO: A garment with a cutout pattern that reveals either the skin or an undergarment.
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PEEP TOE: A type of shoe with the upper cut away at the front, revealing some of the toes.
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PENCIL SKIRT: A long, straight, narrow ladies' skirt with no flare at the hem.
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PEPLUM: A short, skirt-like piece of fabric attached around the waistline of a garment, and overlaying the skirt.
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PERCALE: A smooth, woven cotton fabric, nowadays used mainly for making sheets.
Shown below, a 19th century percale cotton dress.
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PERMANENT PRESS: Refers to any fabric that has undergone a particular chemical process designed to resist wrinkles.
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PETER PAN COLLAR: A flat, round collar that fastens around the neck and rests upon the shoulders.
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PETIA: An apron-like flap of fabric designed to partially cover a lady's stomach when she is wearing a choli.
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PETITE OIE: A set of ribbons used as trim on some men's suits back in the 17th century.
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PETIT POINT: Slanted, adjacent needlepoint stitches resulting in a solid background. Used for appliqués, pillow covers, and some fashion designs, such as the one shown below.
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PETTICOAT: An underskirt traditionally decorated with a ruffle or lace edging.
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PHULKARI: A style of Punjabi embroidery, typically seen on veils.
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PICOT: A row of small loops sewn onto a hem for decorative effect.
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PICOTAGE: A speckled effect porduced by light hitting the surface certain pile fabrics.
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PILE: The extra yarn stuck to the surface of a fabric. A measure of the fabric's "fluffiness."
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PILLING: Short, loose fibers entangled on the surface of fabric, creating unfashionable little balls of lint. A common problem with some textiles.
Shown here, pilling-resistant acrylic spandex fabric.
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PILLBOX HAT: A small, round, stiff hat with a flat top.
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PIMA COTTON: Named after the Pima people, pima cotton is a soft fabric, similar to Egyptian cotton.
Below, a pima cotton drape sweater completes this lady's street style look.
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Chapter 26 (You Are Here)
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