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T-Strap

A strap running vertically up the foot, towards the ankle. The strap connects the part of the shoe that covers the toes with the higher part of the shoe. Shoes may also be called "T-straps."

Category: Shoes

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Tab sleeves

A tab with button at the sleeve, allowing the sleeve to be securely cuffed or worn longer.

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Taffeta

A smooth, plain-woven fabric with a crisp, lustrous surface often used for formal women's clothing.

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Tam O'Shanter

a beret-like hat featuring a close-fitting headband, usually trimmed with a pompon.

Category: Hats

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Tapestry

Fabric with colored weft threads that create a pattern or scene once woven.

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Tassel

An ornament made from parallel-lying cords, threads, chains, or the like, which are fastened together at one end. Often used decoratively to accent home decor, handbags, clothing, or jewelry.

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Tea-Length Hem

A hemline which falls near the bottom of the calf.

Category: Longer Length Dresses

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Teashade Sunglasses

Originally worn by English workmen, these sunglasses, which feature small, perfectly round lenses and a thin metal frame, were were popularized in the 60s, thanks, in part, to their adoption by noted musicians, namely John Lennon. Also called Lennon specs.

Category: Sunglasses | Photo: The Movie Shop

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Tent Dress

A pyramid-shaped dress with an extremely wide hem.

Category: Dresses

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Tiara

Petite crown worn on the head for formal occasions.

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Tie-Back

Lengths of fabric attached to the waistline which can be tied at the back or along the side of the garment for a precise fit.

Category: Waist

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Tiered

A tiered skirt or dress contains multiple tiers, or layers, of fabric which fall vertically along the garment.

A tiered skirt (or dress) is classically a straight-cut skirt, with a series of flounces either in a circular pattern or on the straight of the material. This style was first made popular in the 1840s, but its still going strong some 170 years later.

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Category: Dresses, Skirts

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Tights

Snug, stretchable garment that hugs the body from the neck or waist down. Typically a garment in women's fashion, but also worn as part of dance or acrobatic uniforms.

Category: Tights

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Toggles

Outerwear closures which consist of a rod-shaped piece on one side which is then inserted into a loop of fabric on the other side to attach each side of the coat's bodice.

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Toile de Jouy

Sometimes abbreviated to simply "toile," this type of decorative pattern usually consists of a white or off-white background covered in a pastoral scene.

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Toque

Close-fitting, brimless hat.

Category: Hats

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Tote Bag

A spacious, functional bag often made of canvas, the tote boasts a rectangular form, open top, and simple pair of handles.

Category: Bags | Photo: Art's Devotion Tote by Jayde A. Cardinalli

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Trenchcoat

generally, a long, double-breasted raincoat with details like shoulder panels, straps, and lining

Category: Outerwear

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Trompe L'oeil

A visual technique in which realistic imagery is used to create the illusion that depicted objects appear in three dimensions.

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Trumpet Sleeve

A sleeve style which is fitted from the shoulder until the elbow before flaring out like a trumpet along the forearm.

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Tulle

A sheer, stiffened netting often used for dance costumes or formal dresses.

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Tunic

A hip-length top often worn with pants or leggings. Term derived from the Latin tunica, a long, belted garment worn by both men and women in Ancient Rome.

Category: Tops

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Turban

Close-fitting head covering created from a wrapped scarf or section of fabric.

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Two Piece

Often used when referring to swimwear, this clothing pairing is made up of matching top and bottom parts.

Category: Swimsuits

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