mens·​wear | \ ˈmenz-ˌwer How to pronounce menswear (audio) \

Definition of menswear

: clothing for men

Examples of menswear in a Sentence

The store sells an extensive line of menswear. He works in the menswear department.

Recent Examples on the Web

Three awards will be presented: womenswear, menswear and the innovation prize. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Brandon Maxwell Pivots to Activewear for the Woolmark Prize," 15 Feb. 2019 All eyes in the fashion world were fixed on Chicago native Virgil Abloh’s debut spring-summer 2019 menswear collection for Louis Vuitton on Thursday in Paris. Kristin Larson,, "Chicagoan Virgil Abloh debuts first Louis Vuitton collection with support from Kanye, Kim Kardashian," 22 June 2018 Leanne also has posted various photos about Buck Mason, the menswear company Erik co-owns. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "From Surprise Wedding to Baby Ever, Leanne Ford & Erik Allen Ford's Love Story Is So Sweet," 20 Mar. 2019 Momoa's pink tux was a custom design by Silvia Venturini Fendi, the creative director of menswear at Fendi. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Moment for Jason Momoa’s Pink Fendi Scrunchie at the Oscars," 25 Feb. 2019 Giorgio Armani was founded in 1975 and launched with a menswear collection. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "How Lee Radziwill Become the Ultimate Fashion Muse," 19 Feb. 2019 Shapes and styles once arbitrarily designated as womenswear have bled into menswear. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Who Needs Gender? Why Men and Women Are Dressing Identically," 21 Feb. 2019 She was recently spotted at an Azzedine Alaïa tribute event, as well as in the front rows for Dior and Louis Vuitton's menswear shows. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Naomi Campbell, Living Legend, Closes the Valentino Couture Show," 23 Jan. 2019 Following the menswear shows, where Virgil Abloh’s debut at Louis Vuitton occasioned much discussion about streetwear’s role in fashion, Couture Week was a salve for those who turn their noses up at luxury T-shirts. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "What Paris Couture and Jonathan Franzen Have in Common," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of menswear

1783, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of menswear

: clothes for men

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