diaphanous


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so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

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The first two fabrics are diaphanous and used for formal wear.
The X Factor judge was joined by family and friends in London this week for a party to celebrate her nuptials and looked divine in a diaphanous chiffon skirt gown by British couture duo Ralph & Russo.
The cover girl for the magazine cuts a striking figure in vivid kanjeevaram saris teemed with chic diaphanous jackets by designer Rahul Mishra, who won the Woolmark International Prize 2014/ 15.
Here she is at a screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York drowning in diaphanous Dolce & Gabbana.
bare face in that diaphanous hour when all eyes closed, close upon you.
The building was designed to save approximately 85% of water consumed M comparison with conventional facilities, and the climate control technology, building materials, and perforated metal fins and diaphanous screen walls contribute to energy savings.
Those starlets who still insist on going sans bra despite their DD's, will do well to avoid diaphanous garments, to use nipple tapes, work on their posture - and avoid bending over.
The former 'X Factor' judge donned a rock 'n' roll outfit to complement the quiff; short black dress with long sleeves and diaphanous overlay, the Daily Mail reported.
The trouble with this show from the beginning is that there are too many drops and too many scrims rising, falling and turning diaphanous for no discernible dramatic purpose.
It's not hard to misunderstand the art Of the ancient Chinese poets: To emerge from the chrysalis of a diaphanous Creature and evolve not into a beautiful butterfly But an ephemeral insect, translucent as gossamer, Commonly called the mayfly.
BEST FANTASY The Fades (BBC Three, Wednesday, 9pm) [bar] The title may suggest a diaphanous entity, but the Beeb have ensured their latest cult saga is as visible as possible thanks to extensive advertising.
Opposite page: Evoking the wondrous draping techniques used to wrap Indian saris, Marc Jacobs' one-shoulder silk jumpsuit ($2,100) is a study in modern Boho style, set against a group of tourists at the Taj Mahal wearing their traditional garb in a riot of colorful, diaphanous silk.
"The Salt Shed is the solid counter point to the diaphanous, scrim-like facade of the Garage," said Richard Dattner FAIA, principal, Dattner Architects.
"There are the diaphanous forms, barely visible at the right-hand edge of your field of vision, who listen mutely as you cancel meetings and talk about staying home in bed and then mysteriously begin slipping you ads for cough medicine...."
the quarry of darkness, arms sleeved in diaphanous shivering silk.