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Fashion Dictionary: Moire fabric
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Silf fabric that has been subjected to heat and pressure rollers after weaving to give it a rippled appearance.
Origin: French, "given a watered appearance"

Fashion Dictionary: Tattersall cloth
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A woolen fabric with a pattern of coloured checks and intersecting lines resembling the traditional designes of horse blankets. From Tattersall's horse market which was started in London in 1766.



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Designer: Claire McCardell
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Claire McCardell (1905 – 1958) was an American fashion designer of ready-to-wear clothing in the twentieth century. She is credited with the creation of American sportswear.
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Fashion Dictionary: Argyle (pattern)
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A pattern composed of diamonds of various colours on a plain background, used in knitted garments such as sweaters and socks.
Origin: 1940s from Argyll, a family name and a former county of Scotland. The pattern is based on the tartan of the Argyll branch of the Campbell clan.

Fashion dictionary: Chesterfield coat
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A man's plain straight overcoat, tipically with a velvet collar.
Origin: middle 19th century after Earl of Chesterfield. 

Fashion Dictionary: Ascot Dressing
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A town in southern England, south-west of Windsor. By association with formal dress at race meetings held there.

Fashion Dictionary: Balmacaan Coat
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A loose-fitting overcoat with a small rounded collar, typically having raglan sleeves.

Origin: Early 20th century named after Balmacaan, an estate near Inverness in Scotland. (Oxford Dictionary)


Fashion Dictionary: Twinset
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A woman's matching cardigan and jumper.

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I never regret anything. Cuz i think that probably everything was good at the time. Victoria Beckham

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Expirience is the biggest gold brick in the world. All older people have it for sale. F.S Fitzgerald, Porcelain and Pink