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    Basque Waist

    Mai 10th, 2016

    A basque waist is a waistline created by dropping the natural waist and dipping into a „V“ shape below the hip. This elongates the torso, minimizes the waist and therefore is flattering on most body types. The basque waist is used in womenswear typically on elegant dresses and is popular on wedding dresses.

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    Empire

    März 31st, 2015

    The empire is a certain style in women’s fashion. It is a high-waisted seam which sits directly underneath the bust line, giving a high-waisted appearance of the garment. It allows the wearer to cover-up the stomach area or emphasize the bust which automatically lengthen the body’s appearance.

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    Empire Silhouette

    März 31st, 2015

    The empire silhouette is a certain style in women’s fashion. It is a high-waisted seam which sits directly underneath the bust line, giving a high-waisted appearance of the garment. It allows the wearer to cover-up the stomach area or emphasize the bust which automatically lengthen the body’s appearance.

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    Empire Waist

    März 31st, 2015

    The empire waist is a certain style in women’s fashion. It is a high-waisted seam which sits directly underneath the bust line, giving a high-waisted appearance of the garment. It allows the wearer to cover-up the stomach area or emphasize the bust which automatically lengthen the body’s appearance.

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    Y-Line

    Oktober 27th, 2011

    The term “Y-Line” is usually used to describe a certain type of clothing, usually a dress that is shaped like the capital letter ‘Y’. Its slim-fitting shape with a straight, narrow cut falls from the V-neck to or just below the knee. That particular shape was first introduced by French couture designer Christian Dior in 1954.  See also Dior’s A-Line and H-Line.

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    H-Line

    Oktober 27th, 2011

    The term ‘H-Line’ is usually used to describe a certain type of clothing, usually a dress or a skirt that is shaped like the capital letter ‘H’. Its slim-fitting shape with a straight, narrow cut falls to, or just below, the knee. The H-Line was introduced by French couture designer Christian Dior in 1954. He used his invention of the classic pencil skirt which was tailored for a close fit back then to describe the shape of the new H-Line. See also Dior’s A-Line and Y-Line.

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    Trapeze Line

    Oktober 13th, 2011

    A trapeze line describes all kind of dresses, skirts, tops, blouses and coats that shapes a tent or the letter A. The alternative look of the Sixties was first introduced by Yves Saint Laurent in 1958 due to Christian Dior’s influence of the A-Line.

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    S-Bend Silhouette

    Januar 27th, 2011

    The S-bend, usually created by a specific style of corset, is characterized by a rounded, forward leaning torso with hips pushed back. Often referred to a pouter pigeon due to the occurred puffed chest, this shape looks similar to a tilted S. Unlike the late 19th century’s corsets which supported the bust and pushed in the waist, the S-bend silhouette had a flat, straight front and started low on the bust-line. Many women wore padded corset covers or bust improvers to create the desired full, rounded and unarticulated bust-line.

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    Empire Line

    Januar 11th, 2011

    The empire line is a high-waisted seam that’s sewn directly underneath the bust line, giving a high-waisted appearance of the garment. It allows the wearer to cover-up the stomach area or emphasize the bust which automatically lengthen the body’s appearance.

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    A-Line

    Januar 10th, 2011

    The fashion term ‘A-Line’ is mostly used to describe a certain type of clothing, usually a dress, skirt or coat that is shaped like the capital letter ‘A’. It is slim-fitted at waist and flares away towards the knees. First interpreted and used by French couture designer Christian Dior in 1955, the A-Line works well on most figure types, but it is perfect for disguising bottom-heavy figures. See also Dior’s H-Line & Y-Line.

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