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Style Vocab: G

Ever wonder what the difference is between a shift dress and a sheath dress? Never really understood the whole “Couture” thing? Use our Style Vocab resource to brush up on some commonly used fashion terms and phrases and improve your fashion IQ – because hey, it takes more than just great clothes to be stylish!


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Gabardine

Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers and other garments.

Gaucho Pants

Gaucho pants are calf-length women’s slacks that flare into a wide hem. The come in a wide variety of materials and can be worn for both casual or formal events depending on what they are paired with.

Glamazon

“Glamazon” is a combination of the words glamour and Amazon coined to describe the long-legged, well-paid supermodels who paraded up and down the runways in the 1980′s.

Glamourista

The term “Glamourista” is a substitute for the much overused word “fashionista”. A glamourista is someone who really knows their way around fashion and glamour. SJP could be considered a Glamourista.

Grosgrain

Grosgrain is a closely woven fabric which has fine horizontal ribs. Frequently used to make ribbon.

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