By Chloe Quigley, Daniel Pollock, Kat Macloed
PDF eISBN: 9781452119069
Authored via: Chloe Quigley, Daniel Pollock (collectively created Michi Girl)
Illustrated through: Kat Macleod
Every fashionista worthy her Louboutins cares as a lot a few book's outfit as she does approximately its content material. This purse-sized encyclopedia dons a fabric disguise stamped with shimmering silver foil and a satin-ribbon web page marker. along shiny illustrations, a staff of style forecasters defines greater than 285 phrases from acid wash to zebra ("fatigues are fairly simply exhausted clothes") and solutions sartorial quandaries ("What do I do whilst I've acquired a real 'Channel' purse in Hong Kong?"). both snarky and fashionable, this insider's advisor is bound to be on all of this season's best-dressed lists.
About the Author
Chloe Quigley and Daniel Pollock are the creators of style forecaster Michi woman and are the authors of Like I supply a Frock. They either reside in Australia.
Kat Macleod's illustrations and collages have seemed trendy, Harper's Bazaar, and prefer I supply a Frock. She lives in Australia.
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3 layers—top, padding, and lining, all including a few natty sewing. -105- QUILTING QUEEN ANNE COLLAR A collar that rises excessive behind the neck, over the shoulders, leaves a couple of gaps right here. yet it seems that doesn't cease you from wasting your head. should still possibly were left again within the days of yore. QUEEN ANNE COLLAR -106- RETRO Lazy rehash. -107- unfashionable ROBE What i'd put on all day if I had a pool apartment. Or if I have been a loopy cat girl. gown -108- RHINESTONES Simulated diamonds used to simulate wealth. RIBBED textile that has raised vertical traces for additional excitement. RAGLAN SLEEVE The diagonal form of the raglan sleeve used to be invented in 1854 as a fashion of hiding Lord Raglan’s lacking arm, which he misplaced in conflict. i'm beautiful certain this can be additionally the place the time period name to fingers got here from. ‘Army! the place are you? ’ RAYON made of evidently taking place polymers, rayon is neither actually artificial nor actually common. If it have been anyone, it'd be Jocelyn Wildenstein. yet a bit silkier. and not more catlike. upward push the space among the waistband and the 1st horizontal seam on a couple of knickers. This upward push is ultimately proportional to the increase on your boyfriend’s pants. s SEQUINS What’s to not love a couple of sequin? glossy, vibrant, little, glossy, lightreflecting, did I say glossy? Oh, yet use sparingly on outfits. SCANTIES SHELF BRA buddy of Fundies. think your boobs with a pleasant curved little shelf lower than them. Shelf bras are often referred to as balconette bras. i assume this relies at the dimension required. for instance, i'd by no means fill a balcony. SEERSUCKER a cloth with a lifeless, crinkled floor. frequently worn by means of boring, crinkled humans. SHRUG A small and indecisive jacket. SHIMMY 1) A shortened model of chemise. 2) The motion made via a curvy woman who desires somethin’ from her guy. SHORTS there's a three-inch spot among the ground of the knee cap and mid-calf the place the road is drawn among lengthy shorts and brief longs. brief longs are to be refrained from. form ENHANCER If I acknowledged ‘waist nipper’ then you definately may comprehend what this is often. Or girdle. Or tummy tucker. Or fats redistribution. Or honey-baked ham. SHEER TO THE WAIST SHELL This word is used to explain stockings that are see-through to the waist. Does somebody put on stockings that cross greater than the waist? STRING BIKINI For stable bums basically, whichever method you cut up it. SCANTIES -112- A undeniable, frequently sleeveless most sensible. frequently puffy. donning one makes you a hero. If you’re a turtle. SLIP SHIRRED An undergarment to make sure others can’t see your lingerie via your costume. no longer anything you are going to ever admit to possessing, yet really very convenient. rather like a Dustbuster. 1) Gathered. 2) Drunk 007: ‘Shaken, no longer shirred. ’ SNAP CROTCH The crotch of a garment that opens and closes with pressstuds or Velcro. ‘Excuse me, Javier, whereas I rip the pubes out of my snap crotch. ’ SUSPENDER THONG take into account Borat? SKORT as soon as upon a time a mommy skirt met a daddy brief and had a toddler. possibly they need to have terminated this being pregnant. SILK when you lived in a cave and that i advised you that my attractive silk costume was once made by way of a workforce of worms, you are going to make me a deity.