Monday, May 2, 2016



Cocoon Coat

 Unstructured coat with defined sleeves and shoulder. Typically constructed from soft wool blend and fall just above or slightly below the knee.

Crystal Pleat

 Line of narrow, corrugated pleats pressed into a fabric, especially one that is lightweight.


Holes cut into garment for decoration.


A bright deep red colour. Cerise is a deep to vivid reddish pink


Comes from the french expression "Chignon de cou" meaning nape of the neck.It is a cute small bun at the back of the head.

Crepe De Chine

Fine silk that has light creped texture. It is made of up natural fiber or mixed.



They are fancy flare trouser that look likes a skirt.


Block of solid colors worn together.

Chic Bun:

A hairstyle used by girls for 'lazy days'. Also called a messy bun.


woman's tightly fitting undergarment extending from below the chest to the hips, worn to shape the figure.

Country Boot

Country Boots


Chelsea Boot

Chelsea boots are close-fitting, ankle-high boots with an elastic side panel. They often have a loop or tab of fabric on the back of the boot, enabling the boot to be pulled on. 


Shoe with thick wooden sole.

Cat Eye Sunglass

Cat eye glasses are a shape of women's and sometimes men's eyewear. They have an upsweep at the outer edges where the arms (typically referred to as temples) join the frame front.


Cap Sleeves

a very short sleeve (as on a dress) that hangs over the edge of the shoulder without extending along the underside of the arm.


Circular cap Sleeves

a very short sleeve (as on a dress) that hangs over the edge of the shoulder without extending along the underside of the arm.



A knitted sweater fastening down the front, typically with long sleeves.



 A woman's loose-fitting undergarment for the upper body, typically held up by shoulder straps and having decorative trimming.

Cowl Neck

 A neckline on a woman's garment that hangs in draped folds.

Choker Neck


Chinese Collar:


Cossack Collar:

A high standing collar opening to one side and frequently trimmed with embroidery.
Costume National

Clerical Collar

A stiff upright white collar that fastens at the back, worn by the clergy in some churches.



High rounded neckline finished with narrow strips of rib knit. 



Cowl Sleeeves

Loose draping at armscye.


Has rounded corners on collars and lapels. 

Convertible Collar

One piece high stand collar which can be worn open of closed.Lapels are formed when worn open. 


Medium wide collar with square pointed ends attached to a front opening V neckline. 


Cape collar

Large circular collar that extends over the shoulder. 


the design and manufacture of fashionable clothes to a client's specific requirements and measurements.



Circular cut ruffle attached to the neckline at the center front of the garment. 

Circular Ruffle

Edging made from circular pieces of fabric. 

Cape Sleeves

May either be a circular or semicircular extension of the front and the back or circle or semi circular piece sewn on top of the shoulder to give  a cape effect. 


Large path pocket with a curved upper side extending to the wist forming a belt loop.

Cropped Top

A women casual garment or undergarment for the upper body cut short so that it revels the stomach. 
Oscar Del Renta


Straight dress without a waistline seam with few or no darts. Also called shift, shack or pencil. 


Long dress with decorated opening neck and long sleeves. 

Coat Dress

Dress which fastens from the neck to the hem like a coat.Dress can be single or double breasted worn with belt or unbelted. 
 Zuhair Murad


Waist length or slightly longer unfitted collarless jacket.Edge usually trimmed with braids. 

Chubby Coat

Waist or hip length coat with heavy padded shoulder, sleeeves the same length as the coat and usually made or fur or pile of fabric to give a bulky effect. 

Chinese Jacket

Hip-length straight jacket with a band collar and side front closing.( Also called Mao or Coolie coat) 

Cape Coat

Sleeveless outer garment with front opening usually cut in geometric shape such as rectangle, circle or oval. May have slits for the arms.



Coat fitted to the waist line with a flared hemline, double breasted,wide,high stand collar and wide lapels with brass button.


Semi fitted single of double breasted front high stand collar and lapels usually in velvet, wide lapels. May have fly front or conceal closing.  

Circular Skirt

Skirt cut from half, complete or multiple circles of fabric. Shorter length circular skirt are called skating skirt.

Cocktail Hat

It is a small extravagant hat for women.Usually a component of evening wear and is an alternative to the large brim hat. 

Cone Shoes

 A cone heel has a triangular shape.Viewing the shoes from the side or the back resembles an upright ice cream cone.

Chunky Shoes

 Heavy, thick, solid heel .


A slim flat handbag without a handle or a strap. Mostly used with evening wear.
Edie Parker

Cable Knit

It is a style of knitting in which texture of crossing layers are achieved by permuting stitches.  




A medallion depicting a three dimensional profile over a background of contracting color. Commonly used as charms or pendant pieces in jewellery.  


It is a lightweight, breathable fabric made with white weft thread and a colored wrap thread.Often in blue to resemble denim. 

Old Navy

Chandelier Earring

A dangling oversize earning style made to look like crystals hanging on a decorative chandelier. 

Chantilly lace

It is a delicate kind of bobbin lace.It has a six sided mesh ground often of a floral or a scrolled designed with scalloped edges. It was first used in France in 1848 


It is a decorative clip of long chains used to hold important household items. Functioning like pocket or purses. Chanteline were worn by the women of 18th and 19th century.

Chestnut Crushing Clogs:

They were used in 19th century in france to seperate corn and chestnut shells from the nut meat and subsequently grind the nut for flour or feed. 


A line or stripes in V or inverted V.



A type of women platform shoes in the 15th ,16th ,17th century.Chopine were mainly used as a Patten or over shoe to protect the shoe or dress from mud and street soil.
Guo Pei

Clutch Coat

A coat style worn open or held clutched  together because there are no fasteners in the front.

DVF Clutch Coat



A durable woven textile composed of tiny twisted fiber cords which lie parallel to one another creating the fabric textural surface.


A lightweight, flexible, porous material made from cork oak trees.

Carrie Shoes
 A collection of the most famous and iconic shoes worn by Carrie Bradshaw, the writer and sex anthropologist of the show “Sex and the City”.


Also known as Browline sunglasses, this style was immensely popular during the 1950s and 60s. It is characterized by a bolder upper part of the frames, the same way that eyebrows frame the eyes and thinner or usually rimless lower frame.

Conical bra

Unveiled by the only Material Girl Madonna, on April 30, 1990, this pink conical bra by Jean Paul Gaultier took the fashion world and pop culture by storm. Inspired by the 50s bullet bras, this show-stopping piece played well with Madonna’s fierce personality.

Cutaway Collars

A bolder variation of spread collar, where the collar points finish further apart than the spread style. Due to the unconventional angle, this style gives a more statement-making look to the shirt.

Chukka Boots

 Chukka boots are ankle-high leather boots with suede or leather uppers, leather or rubber soles, and open lacing with two or three pairs of eyelets. The name chukka possibly comes from the game of polo, where a chukker is a period of play.


Chinese garment that has a high, standing collar, short sleeves, a diagonal front closing with buttons or cloth frogs, a body-hugging fit, and a side slit that may reach as high as the    thigh.

Camouflage Print! #Camoseason
A real kicker this season which is making a major splash on the fashion scenes, camo prints put a whimsical spin on the army favourite and army-inspired outfits. The only difference is that the soldiers wore this print to blend in while in here, we wear it to stand out in the crowd.


A wide sash belt fasten at the back natural waist.Modernly worn by western men as a part of black tie attire. 

Calais Lace

Fine lace commonly used in wedding dresses and lingerie.




Tapered ornamental pieces of fabric that is gathered or pleated.


Light weight semi lustrous soft and satin like to touch. 


Printed multicolored cotton fabric with a  glazed finish, used especially for curtains and upholstery .

Crochet Bikini

 The crocheted bikini came about in the mid 1960s, a time when designers were experimenting with different materials in swimwear. Crochet was a particularly popular textile as it provided both stretch in the fabric and the ability to leave areas open, allowing designers to play with the idea of see-through swimwear whilst keeping within the framework of a standard bikini shape.


Cut Out Swimsuit 

David Jones 

Cocktail Dress

An elegant dress suitable for semiformal social occasions.
Zuhair Murad  

Capri Pant

Close-fitting calf-length tapered trousers, usually worn by women and girls.

Kate Spade


Also called Cavalier cuff.It is a wide turn back cuff that flares wide at the arm and taper at the wrist.

Calico Skirt


  means the way to live fashionably despite the economic crisis or restricted.

 Chic Wolf

When the person is dressed or posed incredible fiercely.

Capsule Collection

consist of few clothing item that are notably timeless in their design usage and construction.

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