Fashion Term of the Day: Silhouette

Silhouette: The silhouette of a costume is its overall outline or contour. It is also frequently referred to as  “shape” or “form.” silhouette are categorized as belonging to one of three groups basic groups: a) bell-shaped or bouffant b) bustle or back fullness, and c) straight or tubular. Variations of the straight silhouette are d)slim, e) rectangular, f) wedge, and g) A-line. Today most fashion experts include four variations on the tubular silhouette: slim, rectangle, wedge, and A-line. SOURCE

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