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!
Gabardine is a tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers and other garments.
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” 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.
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 is a closely woven fabric which has fine horizontal ribs. Frequently used to make ribbon.