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What is "Maillot" - Definition & Explanation

A woman's one-piece bathing suit.
  • A woman's one-piece bathing suit
  • Tights for dancers or gymnasts
Densely woven, heavy overcoating originally from the town of Melton Mowbray in the West of England.
The maillot is the fashion designer's name for a woman's one-piece swimsuit. A maillot swimsuit generally consists of a tank-style torso top with high-cut legs. However, a maillot may also include a plunging neckline, turtleneck-style top, or revealing cutouts.
A one-piece swimsuit with straps and scoop, squared or sweetheart neckline. This style flatters most figure-types. Pronounced “my-yo.”

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