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Dress styles – the complete illustrated fashion guide to dress styles (types) and silhouettes

Parts (components) of a dress

Fashion terms can be confusing and one of the most oft-mentioned terms are dress styles and silhouettes. What’s the difference between a A-Line dress, chemise, and empire? The guide below will remove some of the mystery surrounding the many different types of dresses.

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Collars – the complete illustrated fashion guide to garment (shirt, blouse, tops) collars

Florentine neckline
Florentine neckline

Collars are classified as band, high-stand, or low-stand collars. Within each of these classifications are a variety of styles defined by the shape of the collar’s outer edge. These collar terms are often used in Ivy and Pearl product descriptions. Continue reading Collars – the complete illustrated fashion guide to garment (shirt, blouse, tops) collars