fou·​lard | \ fu̇-ˈlärd How to pronounce foulard (audio) \

Definition of foulard

1a : a lightweight plain-woven or twilled silk usually decorated with a printed pattern
b : an imitation of this fabric
2 : an article of clothing made of foulard

Examples of foulard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a photo ad, shot by David Sims (as was the video), Frank Ocean wears a $3,120 double-breasted coat, $790 leather shoes, and a $240 nylon foulard. Brooklyn White, Essence, "Frank Ocean Is The New Face Of A Prada Campaign," 10 Jan. 2020 This weekend in Los Angeles, the rap star stepped out wearing a memorable foulard blouse from Phoebe Philo’s Spring 2011 womenswear show. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Travis Scott Brings Back a Classic (And Kanye-Approved) Piece of Philo-Era Celine," 12 Nov. 2018 Soft ponchos, knit tops that complement Napa leather trousers and shirt-dresses in foulard prints pulled from the archives formed other key elements of the collection. Washington Post, "Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo favors color," 24 Feb. 2018 But this commitment to neck warming was far from the first time the award winning filmmaker wrapped a scrappy foulard around his neck. Liza Corsillo, GQ, "The Only Thing More Unsettling Than ‘Mother!’ Is Darren Aronofsky In All These Scarves," 22 Sep. 2017 To show his newfound Celtic pride (and to maybe win even more points with Celtics diehards), Hayward turned up in a green peak-lapel suit, crisp white collared shirt, and navy foulard dot tie. Jake Woolf, GQ, "Gordon Hayward Bricked His Celtics Debut," 1 Sep. 2017 The 46-year-old actor reached for straight-leg, raw denim, then dressed the jeans up further by throwing a blazer, swanky Chelsea boots, and a foulard scarf. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "The Only the Brave Premiere Was Stacked with Excellent Menswear," 18 Oct. 2017 In a meeting of colorful quirks, Marni and the artist are releasing a collection of T-shirts, bags and foulards that put Rea's subversive metropolitan scenes on Consuelo Castiglioni's signature designs. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Artist Brian Rea Partners with Marni on Limited Edition Collection of Whimsy," 9 May 2012 In the early days of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Disick was known as a connoisseur of pink blazers, fat shiny silk foulard print ties, and suede driving shoes in ever color. Jake Woolf, GQ, "Scott Disick Is the Stylish Guy American Men Are Actually Dressing Like," 4 July 2017

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First Known Use of foulard

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Foulard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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