Fashion Glossary

Lace

Lace material textures

A delicate, openwork fabric that is hand-or machine made by looping, interlacing or knitting thread in a decorative web-like pattern.

Lace at shoulders

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Lace detailing at the shoulders that draws attention to the area.

Lantern shaped

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Lantern shaped styles can be found on dresses

A dress shaped like a lantern - being loosely fitted it covers the natural contours of the body.

Large back pockets

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Large back pockets pocket details can be found on jeans, bottoms, and shorts

Pockets that cover a large area of the bottom.

large front pockets

Large pockets that sit at the front of the thighs.

Large square scarf

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Exactly what it says on the tin. This scarf is oversized and square in shape, and can be folded and worn any way you like.

Layers at bust

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Tiers of fabric forming ruffles or layers at the bust.

Leather strap watch

Any watch which fastens around the wrist with a leather strap.

Leggings

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Leggings styles can be found on bottoms

Stretch fabric trousers fitted to the body, similar to tights but without feet.

Leggings/jeggings

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Leggings/jeggings styles can be found on jeans

A mix in fit and style between a legging and jeans.

Likes

Likes refers to the recommended clothes that a Dressipi member' likes' and would wear or buy. The more a member likes (or dislikes) the more Dressipi learns and the better recommendations get.

Little black dress (LBD)

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Introduced to the world by Coco Chanel and immortalised by Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, the little black dress, or LBD, has become a must-have wardrobe staple especially when it comes to cocktail hour.

Loafers

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Leather step-in shoe with flat heel.

Long low break

Long low break collars can be found on jackets and coats

A collar that when fastened forms an extremely low v-neckline.

Long skinny scarf

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A long, narrow scarf worn around the neck for decoration, and can be tied if required.

Long visible zipper

A zip with its fabric seams exposed that runs all the way down the back of a garment.

Loose

Loose fits can be found on bottoms

Fits loosely through the leg allowing ease of movement. Often worn in the summer months to keep cool. They are usually made from linen.

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Loose fits can be found on jackets and coats

A jacket designed for ease of movement which allows for layers to be worn underneath.

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Loose fits can be found on skirts

Skirt is free flowing and loose. It's easy and comfortable to wear and hides the natural curves of the body.

Loose fit

Fits loosely at the waist so that there is no visible definition.

Loose fit trousers

Loose fit trousers styles can be found on bottoms

Fits loosely in the legs so that the natural contours of the body are not clearly visible.

Love handles

Love handles, or the less affectionate muffin top, refers to the fatty folds of skin around the back of the waist line.

Low rise

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Low rise waists can be found on skirts, jeans, bottoms, and shorts

A waistline that sits on or just beneath the hips, beneath the belly button.

Low v

Low v collars can be found on jackets and coats

A collar that forms a v-neck at the breast bone when fastened.

Low-cut back

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A cut-out back detail that reaches down to just above the bottom.

Lower back pockets

Lower back pockets pocket details can be found on jeans, bottoms, and shorts

Pockets that fall lower on the bottom and covering half of it.

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