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What is "Wraparound" - Definition & Explanation

A garment, as a dress, made with a full-length opening and adjusted to the figure by wrapping around.
Some dust jackets carry the artwork on the front cover around to the spine, or even, at times, to the back of the jacket. Collectors refer to these as "wraparound dust jackets."

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Bell bottoms are trousers that become more wide from the knees downwards. It is believed that bell-bottom pants were introduced in 1817 to sailors working on deck. The flare at the end of the pant...
Scottish tartan fabric woven with a blue and black ground and green and white over-check. Medium weight, usually not heavy enough for outerwear. Originally all-wool, but now may contain a proportion...
Distance or portion of a curtain rod that extends beyond the bracket and meets back at the wall. A return conceals the working parts of the hardware and prevents daylight from coming in between the...
Refers to an open weave fabric. In a leno weave the warp yarns are arranged in pairs, twisting or interlocking around the filling yarn to prevent slippage and make the open weave stronger and more...
A shirt is a sort of top, i.e. a piece of clothing for the trunk of the body. In the UK, it refers almost exclusively to what Americans call a dress shirt, i.e. a garment with a collar and a full...

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