The Debenham’s fashion dictionary

mercredi 22 septembre 2010
 Laure PESKINE

La chaîne de grands magasins Debenham publie un mini dictionnaire pour aider ses clients à s’y retrouver dans les nouveaux termes de la mode vestimentaire, tout en précisant qu’ils préfèreraient que les industriels utilisent des mots existant plutôt que d’en créer de nouveaux.

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Les premiers mots de ce dictionnaire publiés le 21 septembre sur le site de la chaîne :

- Blurt [Blouse/Skirt] all in one blouse and skirt combo.
- Cardigown [Cardigan/Dressing Gown] Cardigan, usually long and belted like a cardigan.
- Coatigan [Coat /Cardigan] Cardigan with a coat appearance.
- Jardigan [Jacket/Cardigan] a thick jacket like cardigan that requires no coat on top.
- Jeggings [Jean/Leggings] Leggings with jean like qualities.
- Jombats [Jegging/Combats] tight combats of jegging quality.
- Mace [Male Lace]
- Mackets [Mac/Jacket] a cross between a mac and a jacket.
- Mandles [Man – Sandals] sandals for men.
- Mankinis [Male/Bikini] skimpy swimwear for men championed by Borat.
- Meggings [Male Leggings] very tight jersey trousers for men.
- Mubes [Maxi Tube Dress]
- Shacket [Shirt/Jacket] Jacket of shirt like appearance.
- Shoots [Shoe/Boots] not quite a shoe nor a boot but something in between.
- Skorts [Skirt/Short] shorts with the look of a skirt i.e. culottes.
- Skousers [Skirt/Trousers] trousers with an attached skirt.
- Tankini [Tank/Bikini] cross between a bikini and a tank top for a more modest swim option.
- Tregging [Trouser/Legging] Leggings of trouser like appearance.
- Watchlet [Watch/Bracelet] a bracelet which includes a time telling decorative element.
- Whorts [Winter shorts] thick, often wool based shorts, normally worn with tights in winter.


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