Fashion Glossary

Ra ra skirt detail

A short flounced skirt that originated in cheerleading.

Racerback

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Racerback back details can be found on dresses, tops, and jumpsuits

A type of sportswear design, usually found in swimsuits, where the top of the back is cut-away in a type of cross-over T-bar shape to provide flexibility of movement.

Raglan

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Raglan sleeve styles can be found on dresses, tops, cardigans, jumpers, and jumpsuits

The sleeve seams of this top extend up to the base of the neck instead of meeting over the shoulders (like baseball jersey tops with coloured sleeves on a white shell).

Raw edge

An unfinished, unhemmed, or rough edge detail.

Recommendations

Items of clothing recommended to each Dressipi member, based on her own unique Fashion Fingerprint.

Regular rise

A waistband that sits precisely at the waist. Also known as a mid-rise.

Reveal & Conceal

A Dressipi term for the parts of the body that a person would like to highlight/draw attention to - or disguise.

Rever collar

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Rever collar collars can be found on jackets and coats

A classic and flattering collar.

Riding boots

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Boots used for horse riding with no lace.

Roll neck

Roll neck styles can be found on jumpers

Also called a polo neck, this is a fitted jumper with a high folded over neckline.

Round collar

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Round collar collars can be found on jackets and coats

A collar that is round.

Round sunglasses

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Sunglasses with round frames, which were made famous by pop icons in the 1960s, most notably John Lennon. There are various versions of this style, although they all form a similar aesthetic.

Ruched at bust

Fabric that is pleated or gathered into ruching at the bust.

Ruched fabric with bow on side

A waistline that is pleated or gathered into ruching, with a bow detail to one side, creating definition.

Ruched front

A waistline that is pleated or gathered into ruching creating definition.

Ruched on one side below hip

Ruched on one side below hip hip details can be found on shorts

Fabric that is pleated or gathered into ruching on one side below the hip.

Ruched to hip

Fabric that is pleated or gathered into ruching around or across the hip area.

Rucksack

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A bag with two shoulder straps carried on someone's back.

Ruffle detail

A detail at the hip made up of layers of tiered fabric.

Ruffle skirt detail

Layers of tiered fabric covering all or part of the garment.

Ruffled

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Ruffled styles can be found on skirts

The fabric of the skirt is frilled or closely pleated.

Ruffles at bust

Layers of tiered or frilled fabric at the bust.

Ruffles at hip

Layers of tiered or frilled fabric at the hips.

Ruffles at shoulder

Layers of tiered or frilled fabric at the shoulders.

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