A high heel shoe in which the vamp, or side, of the shoe is exposed to reveal the arch of the foot.
The d'Orsay heel was named after Count D'Orsay, a French noble who married into English society and subsequently became a pillar of fashion and style in English courts around the turn of the 19th century. The heel style gained scandalous popularity for its arch-bearing design.
A tapered tuck stitched into a garment in order to shape it.
(Also adj. diaphanous) - Thin, sheer, flowy fabric.
Having simulated marks of age and wear.
Based upon the bags physicians historically used to make house calls, the doctor’s bag is a roomy satchel with a flat base, rounded sides, and elongated form. The mouth of the bag is reinforced with a rigid frame that springs open when the bag’s handles are tugged apart.
Dolman, or batwing, sleeves are sleeves which fit closely at the wrist with a wide armhole. The name originates from the sleeves' resemblance to the wing of a bat.
Sleeves fitted at the wrist and cut with a deep armhole so that it somewhat resembles a cape from the back.
A type of feather used to insulate winter coats and jackets. Down is found in the fluffy, warm fibers underneath the feathers of water fowl.
Button earring with hanging elements.
A style of skirts or dresses in which the waistline falls below the hips.
A soft, cylindrical bag with shoulder and/or additional straps attached to its length-wise sides and a secure, zippered closure across its top.