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Definition: Silhouette


n. In fashion, the overall outline, or shape of a garment. Three basic silhouettes form the basis for all clothing and are considered long-run fashions. These cycle over a period of years; the bell, with outer form rounded to waistline; the straight, hangs from the shoulders; and the bustle back silhouette. A-line and V-shape are modifications of the straight silhouette.

Pictured: Bubble silhouette.


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mollipop mollipop 9 years
How elegant!
mollipop mollipop 9 years
How elegant!
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 9 years
I like the skirt - those pleated slightly puffy skirts make me look wide on the bottom... definately not for anyone with hips.
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
Cute skirt.
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
Cute skirt.
cocca cocca 9 years
i just love learning new fashion terms!
Auntie-Di Auntie-Di 9 years
Love the way the pleats are falling, and the design in the fabric is also working for me.
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
I like this, looks very regal.
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