Clothing

10 Fashion Terms to Know

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Time for my monthly installment of 10 fashion terms to know.  Happy reading!

Aiguillette: A shoulder decoration made of cord, usually braided, used on military dress uniforms.

Alice Blue: A medium pale blue with a gray or green tint. Given the name Alice Blue due to Alice Roosevelt, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt.

Decolletage: French meaning bare shoulders or a low cut neckline.

Decollete: French for a item of clothing that is very low cut, and revealing of shoulders, back and sometimes the breast.

Fob Pocket: A small pocket near the waistband of a man’s pants used for holding a pocket watch.

Gauge: A term in knitting for the number of stitches per unit of width and length of the fabric.

Suede: Leather that has been buffed on the flesh side to raise a small nap.

Nautical: Clothing and symbols taken from navel or sailor’s clothing.  It is often found in the popular color schemes of red, white, and blue.

Paste: Reflective type of glass, faceted or made to imitate gemstones.

Patchwork: A method of sewing small pieces of fabric together in various shapes and colors to make a new fabric or quilt.

 

 

 

Journaling

June Journal Prompts

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  1. List everything that you ate today.
  2. Define a perfect day.
  3. Write 10 things you want to do this summer.
  4. What do you need more of in your life?
  5. What do you do to feel comfortable at home?
  6. If you could have one magic or super power, what would it be?
  7. How do you want people to remember you?
  8. How do you feel when you first wake up? How do you want to feel?
  9. If you could own any pet?  What would it be?
  10. List all the animals you like/love and why.