passementerie


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Synonyms for passementerie

a decoration or adornment on a garment

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Passementerie is a French term meaning 'trimming.' Jojo trimmed the wedding gowns with varied ways of making crochet.
Like the Velvet Passementerie, the manufacture was inspired by another distinctly feminine concept for the strap: the corset.
Over that she wore a sky blue wool crepe coatdress with matching satin piping and passementerie - braid trimming - at the waist and cuff.
Carole Middleton, Kate's mother is wearing a sky blue wool crepe coatdress with matching satin piping and passementerie at the waist and cuff over a sky blue silk shantung 'Sydney' day dress with short pleated sleeves and pleated pockets.  The dress and coatdress are by Catherine Walker.  Mrs.
These items, like haute-couture in high fashion, are part of a revival of the French art of passementerie, where tiebacks and tassels adorn and beautify the details.
To go with the heavy duty footwear she showed mostly mini dresses in silk crepe, with passementerie embroidery alongside bikers' studs, and 1920s flappers fringed frocks.
The collection ends on a graphic note; architectural jackets and coats in cream wool are trimmed with passementerie and stamped with bold geometric shapes.
Black was elegant and when embellished with ornate self-coloured embroidery, guards, slashing and passementerie it was far from understated'.
In Birka the traces of dress include exotic fabrics like silk and refined trimmings (passementerie) and metal-wire work, suggested to have had rank-indicating functions (Hagg 1983; 2003).
"When she was left off the Mommy was dealing with her outstanding success achievements in the field of passementerie and telling how with youthful folly, alone in the world at the death of her sweet sweet mother, she threw away a wonderful little position with Tarshis and Meltzer where she did only only French knots to work for her Cousin Phillie though she knew, and how and how she knew, his momzer character and terrible ways covered already in Book Three, Cousin Phillie: His Momzer Character and Terrible Ways ..."
Cassidy's gift for mixing color, pattern and texture to ultimate advantage is realized in the strawberry-color French accent chairs and the luxurious yellow silk draperies with passementerie by Scalamandre.
Finally, there is passementerie, the proper term for fringes, tassels, cords and other such decorative trimmings.
Pockets of decorative touches, including elegant fringe treatments and other passementerie, are sprinkled among the casual presentations.
Annabel said: 'I wanted to bring VV Rouleaux to Scotland to show people the wonderful possibilities of passementerie.