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Synonyms for sheath

a thin outer covering of an object

Synonyms for sheath

a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

a dress suitable for formal occasions

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The sequinned sheath dresses she chose may be demure enough to save her image - even though all four were see-though.
Blouses with poet sleeves and empire waist sheath dresses will also take their turn.
Some went for the top to toe shine factor with long sheath dresses in gorgeous, shimmering fabrics while others stuck to separates.
Heavy pleated skirts are shrunk into tight sheath dresses, split to the point of provocation.
For example, sheath dresses with a matching coat in preteen sizes are $179 rather than $250 or more retail.
If that's a bit OTT there are body-hugging, easy-to-wear black jersey sheath dresses with spiralling stripes, and scoop neck burgundy velour dresses for that fashionable soft fluid look.
The '60s and '70s were often invoked, but, with the exception of Anna Sui's missionary Woodstockdom, they were seldom the real source of the simple chic that redounded in, for example, the elegant sheath dresses produced by Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Saint Laurent.