Tag Archives | fashion terms

Style Glossary: An Illustration that’s Good Enough to Eat

Oh my goodness. How adorable is this piece from UK illustrator Kiley Victoria Woolgar? Entitled  “Eat My Hat”, this illustration manages to be cute, educational, and punny. Obviously, we’re eating this up.…

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Style Glossary: Ahem, A Hem

From the left: The Iso-Taupe Top, Hem and Haw Dress, and Streets of Sausalito Top.

Friends with colds, brandish your handkerchiefs! Then, once you’d had your fill of thinking about the drippy nose’s worst enemy, continue reading……

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Style Glossary: Accordion-pleated Skirts

This week’s fashion dictionary deals with a vintage lover’s staple – accordion-pleated skirts!

Sometimes called a sunburst-pleated skirt, accordion pleated skirts are made from a full circle of fabric, featuring pressed-in pleats that are wide at the bottom and taper …

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Style Glossary: Dressmaker Coats

This week’s Style Glossary post goes out to our ModLovers in the southern hemisphere (and anyone else who is still enjoying crisp, cool nights)! A dressmaker coat is a relatively general term, but my closet is full of whimsical examples …

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Style Glossary: What Did You Call Me?

Holy dolman sleeves, batwing! Get it? Well, you will after this week’s Style Glossary post on dolman sleeves! They’re making a comeback in a big way, and I couldn’t be happier. Dolman sleeves (aka batwing sleeves, a variation of …

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