Style Glossary

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Fanny Pack

A small pouch worn by way of a belted strap around the hips or waist.

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Fascinator

Vintage-inspired accessory which affixes to the wearer's hair for purely decorative purposes.

Category: Hair Accessories

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Fedora

Traditionally constructed of felt, this soft hat's crown is creased lengthwise and hosts a medium-thin, sometimes curved, brim. Term's first known use was in 1891.

Category: Hats

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Felt (n)

A soft, fuzzy fabric made from knitting or felting fibers together.

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Felt (v)

To bond or shrink fibers together into a matted, fuzzy material.

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Ferronière

A ferronière is a delicate adornment composed of a satin cord or velvet ribbon tied at the back of the head, with a simple precious stone suspended at the center of the wearer's forehead.

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Category: Hair Accessories

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Fichu Collar

Named after an 18th-19th century scarf worn across the shoulders and tied in front, this collar is distinguished by fabric that folds away from the neck and over the shoulders, and is often accented by a tie at front.

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Filigree

Technique where threads of silver or gold are intertwined to create ornamental, lace-like trim or jewelry.

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Fit-and-flare

A dress or skirt with a fitted waist and wide, fuller skirt.

Category: Dresses

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Flatform

Shoes, boots, or sandals whose thick, raised platform soles are level and solid versus being at an angle or heeled.

Category: Shoes

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Fleur de lis

Literally, an iris flower. Commonly used motif in fashion and design that traces back to ancient origins. Also, the royal emblem of France.

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Flocked Pile

Raised fibers, which produce a decorative, textured print along its contrasting fabric.

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Flutter Sleeves

Tapered short sleeves, which fall loosely over the upper arm in a billowing fashion.

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Fourragére

Ornamental cords or chains worn over shoulder in military-inspired blazers and dresses.

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Froissé

French word meaning crinkled, wrinkled, or crushed in finish.

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