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The Fashion Dictionary

The world of fashion is constantly changing, which can make it difficult for people who are trying to learn the lingo of the industry. Every year new styles come and go and the latest trends alter depending on the season or the decade. Here at Casamia Exclusive, we’re here to lend a helping hand as we’ve put together the ultimate fashion dictionary. Here is a list of the top terms in the fashion industry that every newbie should know…

A Line: A style of a dress where the clothing is fitted at the shoulders and waist and gradually begins to flare out, resembling the letter A.

Blucher: A kind of oxford (a shoe which laces up) where the tongue and vamp (front of the shoes) are cut into one.

Hems: The low edges of a piece of clothing that has been finished with sewing to cover any raw edges.

Mule: A shoe that is made with a high heel that has no fabric at the back. The front is made with different styles and the heel usually varies in height.

Peplum: A type of clothing style where a jacket or blouse will extend outwards in a ruffle or flare below the waistline to add dimension.

Pleat: A folding of fabric in a dress or skirt which is held in place by stitching in order to give the impression of fullness.

Shift: A style of dress which is simple yet elegant. It is characterised by straight lines and does not fit tightly on the body. They were very popular in the 1960’s.

Here at Casamia Exclusive, we have an exciting range of women’s clothing guaranteed to make any fashion newbie feel like the most stylish fashion guru. Get in contact today to find out more information today!

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