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Shirring

Definition: Shirring

Shirring

n. Gathering fabric into three or more parallel lines, for decorating effect. Using elastic thread is the easiest way to create the fabric gathers. Found on tops, skirts, dresses, swimwear, outerwear, intimates and even handbags.

Go for the glam in this Foley for Foley + Corinna Rayon Shirred Corset Top, on sale for $144 (originally $286).

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gameboybunny gameboybunny 9 years
I ADORE this shirt! Could also define "halter", "spaghetti strap"...
velvetavalon velvetavalon 9 years
this also would have been a good example for a sweetheart neckline! yay for fashion education!
nicachica nicachica 9 years
omg Askmetostay! that's EXACTLY what i thought when i saw this picture! that dress was a true bit of couture mess! poor Michael...he was so talented otherwise.
nicachica nicachica 9 years
omg Askmetostay! that's EXACTLY what i thought when i saw this picture! that dress was a true bit of couture mess! poor Michael...he was so talented otherwise.
verily verily 9 years
I wish I could wear this sort of shirt, but shirring makes my boobs look huuuuge.
vienvien vienvien 9 years
They are so many similar tops like this and they're all priced below $50. What makes this so expensive? It's only rayon.
askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
does this shirt remind anyone else of michael knight's couture dress from project runway this past season??
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