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What is "Hollywood Waistband" - Definition & Explanation

The waistband is the same piece of fabric as the rest of the garment. Advantages are that it has a smooth silhouette making the transition from hip to waist more gradual.
Characterized by a full elasticized back and a side zipper/button closure.

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