10 Fashion Terms to Know

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  1. Leotard- A fitted one-piece knitted garment that is worn around the torso of the body.  Can also cover arms and neck. Mostly used for physical activity.
  2.  Maroon- A color that is a dark purple with brown or red tones.
  3.  Matelasse- A luxury fabric with an embossed effect.  The front and back of the cloth are separate fabrics that are joined together with extra yarns.
  4. Baby doll nightgown- A nightgown made with short puffed sleeves and matching panties and sheer.
  5. Ombre- Tones of a color with monochromatic shading from light to dark of a single color.
  6. Opaque- A term which means no light can pass through it.
  7. Translucent- A term which means semi-transparent.
  8. Transparent- A term used to describe items that light can pass through or been seen through.
  9. Voile- A fabric that is lightweight and open weaved to make a it a slightly rough texture.
  10. Beige- A color occurring in nature. Undyed fabric when it was first made.

 

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