Recent Examples of bodice from the Web
But if in doubt, choose a dress with a fitted bodice and loose skirt.
For her first major fashion moment at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Nyong’o wore a white Prada dress with accordion pleats and gold accents at the bodice and neckline.
For the couple’s rehearsal dinner, the duo wore matching bright red outfits, with Ka’oir in a ballgown with embellished bodice and the groom in a red suit with layers of diamond necklaces.
The Suits actress stunned in a floor-length gown that features a sheer bodice with embroidered details and a tiered ruffle skirt from British fashion house Ralph & Russo's fall 2016 couture collection.
In the photos, Markle is wearing a black ball gown with a sheer, embellished bodice and a full skirt, and looking completely like a veritable princess while doing it.
The paintings are by Metsu and Ter Borch, the compositions and concepts subtly varied, yet each includes an elegant young woman in a shimmering white silk skirt and a cochineal-red bodice.
Hugging Amal’s fabulous figure was a sparkly dress — from the designer’s Resort 2018 collection — which included a sweetheart neckline, sheer corset bodice, and a fringe detailed skirt.
The bodice boasted gold and silver decorative strips of fabric with glittering jewels throughout the collar, waist, and sleeves, making her look like actual royalty.
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The Fashionable History of bodice
The term bodice is derived from body. One sense of the word body is “the part of a garment covering the body or trunk.” In the 17th and 18th centuries a woman’s corset was often called a “pair of bodies.” The plural bodies, or bodice, was eventually interpreted as a singular. Bodice is now most often used to refer to the upper part of a woman’s dress.
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