Style Glossary

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Earmuff

Coverings worn over each ear to protect against cold, sometimes bound by a band.

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Embossed

The practice of raising the surface of paper or other materials through heat and pressure to achieve various aesthetic effects. Commonly used in printing and letterpress processes, as well as in the preparation official documents.

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Empire Waist

An empire waistline is a flattering and comfortable high-waisted style, which falls just below the bustline. The origin of this name comes from styles popular during the reign of the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Enamel

Smooth and glossy finish applied to objects and costume jewelry for decoration.

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Epaulet

Detail borrowed from military dress, which uses trim or ornament on the shoulder to suggest added width or effect.

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Espadrille

Originally introduced in the 1940s as a flexible shoe with a fabric upper and rope-lined sole, modern styles such as heels and wedges have adopted their rope-accented features.

Category: Shoes

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Eyelash Yarn

Thin novelty yarn with several long strands of fabric which jut out at an angle from the yarn's base. Typically composed of 100% polyester.

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Eyelet

Eyelets are small fabric holes, edged with embroidered stitches as part of a larger, vintage-inspired design.

Functional eyelets, or grommets, are small holes sometimes reinforced with plastic or metal for use in corset-making or other laced garments. In the decorative (and adorable) sense, eyelet refers to a lace-like, cut-out print with finished edges.

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