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Style Glossary: Lurex

Lurex

Decorative yarn with a metallic appearance, made of a layer of aluminum between two layers of polyester film, protected by a clear or colored resin coating. I predict it's going to be a huge trend for Spring. If you dig shine, lurex is for you.

Marc Jacob's Spring '09 collection (left) featured countless lurex ensembles.

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emalove emalove 8 years
I hate lurex...I just don't like metallic-looking clothes.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 8 years
I can't wear the fabric, but I love the "Larry Lurex" cover of "I can hear music"...yeah, it's early Freddie :3
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Different...
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