Words Related to Clothes and Fashion

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - International Clothes

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Read this lesson to learn words for International clothes in English, such as "kimono", "sarong" and "sari".
kilt
kiltnoun

a knee-length woolen skirt in tartan pattern traditionally worn by Scottish men, and more recently women in the Highlands

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kimono
kimononoun

a long and loose robe with wide sleeves that is fastened with a sash, originally worn on formal occasions in Japan

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sari
sarinoun

a long piece of cotton or silk that is wrapped around the body in style, forming a dress, originally worn by women in the Indian subcontinent

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Tracht
Trachtnoun

traditional folk costume or dress that is typically worn in certain regions or cultures in German-speaking countries, such as Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

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plaid
plaidnoun

a long piece of cloth traditionally worn over the shoulder as part of Scottish Highland dress

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Kebaya
Kebayanoun

a traditional blouse worn by women in various Southeast Asian countries, typically made of sheer fabric and often featuring intricate embroidery or lace details

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Baro't saya
Baro't sayanoun

a traditional Filipino dress consisting of a blouse (baro) and a skirt (saya) usually worn by women

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burka
burkanoun

a loose garment that covers the body from head to toe, except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women

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jilbab
jilbabnoun

a long and loose piece of outer garment that covers the whole body, except for the hands, face and feet, worn by some Muslim women

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galabia
galabianoun

a traditional loose-fitting, ankle-length robe or tunic worn in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa

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kaftan
kaftannoun

a long, loose, flowing tunic or robe that is of Asian, African, or Middle Eastern origin

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kameez
kameeznoun

a long tunic or shirt, typically worn by women in South Asia

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sherwani
sherwaninoun

a traditional long coat-like garment, typically worn by men in South Asia, especially during formal occasions or weddings

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gharara
ghararanoun

a traditional South Asian women's garment, consisting of a flared skirt worn over a fitted underskirt, typically paired with a matching blouse or kurta

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churidars
churidarsnoun

a type of pants worn in South Asia, which are tight-fitting and have folds of excess fabric, called "churis," gathered near the ankle

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achkan
achkannoun

a traditional Indian garment, similar to a knee-length coat, often worn for formal occasions

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lehenga
lehenganoun

a traditional Indian skirt, typically worn with a matching blouse and dupatta (scarf), often worn at weddings and festive occasions

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kurta
kurtanoun

a long, loose-fitting tunic worn by men and women in South Asia

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salwar
salwarnoun

a pair of loose-fitting pajama-like pants, typically worn by women in South and Central Asia, which tapers to a narrow fit around the ankles

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huipil
huipilnoun

a traditional embroidered blouse or tunic worn by indigenous women in many regions of Central America, often featuring vibrant colors and intricate designs

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agbada
agbadanoun

a traditional African men's gown with wide sleeves, often worn for special occasions

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boubou
boubounoun

a loose, colorful garment worn in West Africa, often consisting of a long gown or caftan worn by both men and women for various occasions

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pajamas
pajamasnoun

a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries

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hijab
hijabnoun

a religious piece of clothing, worn by some Muslim women in public, covering the head and neck

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sarong
sarongnoun

a long piece of fabric wrapped around the body and knotted around the waist or armpits, originally worn by men or women in Malaysia and Indonesia

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haik
haiknoun

a traditional North African garment, typically a long, loose-fitting robe worn by men and women over other clothing

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jubbah
jubbahnoun

a loose, ankle-length robe-like garment traditionally worn by men in the Middle East for modesty or religious reasons

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kanzu
kanzunoun

a traditional men's tunic-style garment that is worn in some countries in East Africa

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karossnoun

a Southern African garment made from animal hides or furs, used as a cloak or blanket for warmth and protection by indigenous peoples in the region

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kittel
kittelnoun

a knee-length, white robe-like garment worn by Jewish men during religious ceremonies or special occasions

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serape
serapenoun

a type of shawl worn as a garment, typically made of wool and often decorated with stripes or other patterns

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tallith
tallithnoun

a fringed garment traditionally worn by Jewish people during prayer

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tanganoun

a type of traditional clothing consisting of a loincloth or short pants with a front flap

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yashmak
yashmaknoun

a traditional piece of clothing worn by Muslim women that covers the face and is often made of light fabric

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Afghan
Afghannoun

a loose, long-sleeved robe-like garment that is traditionally worn by men in Afghanistan

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cheongsam
cheongsamnoun

a traditional Chinese dress characterized by its high collar, form-fitting silhouette, and often featuring intricate patterns or embroidery

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