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

***a traditional garment in German-speaking countries and regions

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plaid
plaidnoun

***a long piece of tartan cloth worn over the shoulder as part of traditional Scottish dress

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kebaya
kebayanoun

***a light, loose tunic worn by women in Malaysia, Indonesia, and other SE Asian countries

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baro't saya
baro't sayanoun

***an outfit consisting of a blouse without a collar and a long skirt that is wrapped and tied, traditionally worn by Filipina 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 loose-fitting, traditional Egyptian garment from the Nile Valley

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kaftan
kaftannoun

a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East

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kameez
kameeznoun

a long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars)

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sherwani
sherwaninoun

***a coat that comes down to the knees and that has buttons up to the neck, worn especially by South Asian men

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gharara
ghararanoun

***a pair of loose trousers with pleats below the knee, worn by women from South Asia, typically with a kameez

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churidars
churidarsnoun

tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta)

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achkan
achkannoun

***a long coat that reaches to the knees and has buttons down the front, worn by men from South Asia

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lehenga
lehenganoun

***A long skirt worn by women in South Asia that is often elaborately embroidered with beads, shisha mirrors, or other ornaments

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kurta
kurtanoun

a loose collarless shirt worn by many people on the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars or pyjama)

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salwar
salwarnoun

a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)

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huipil
huipilnoun

***a richly embroidered cotton blouse worn by women in Mexico and Central America, often very wide and low-cut

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agbada
agbadanoun

***a long robe (= long piece of clothing) worn by men in some parts of West Africa

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boubou
boubounoun

***a long, colourful, loose-fitting garment worn by both sexes in parts of Africa

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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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