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Definition: 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 10 years
I ADORE this shirt! Could also define "halter", "spaghetti strap"...
velvetavalon velvetavalon 10 years
this also would have been a good example for a sweetheart neckline! yay for fashion education!
nicachica nicachica 10 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 10 years
I wish I could wear this sort of shirt, but shirring makes my boobs look huuuuge.
vienvien vienvien 10 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 10 years
does this shirt remind anyone else of michael knight's couture dress from project runway this past season??
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