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

The influencers, editors, buyers and models who took the city by storm proved that modern menswear is all about having fun. James Love, Essence, "The Best Street Style from London’s Men’s Fashion Week," 10 June 2019 Then, as the team came up with the idea of suiting, the question became about shoes — would a woman who has wanted to play with menswear her whole life wear heels? Lindsay Weinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Late Night' Costume Designer Breaks Down Emma Thompson's Power Pantsuits," 7 June 2019 Earlier today, Prada debuted their Spring 2020 collection in Shanghai with popular model Nathan Westling making his menswear debut after coming out as transgender four months ago. Gianluca Russo, Teen Vogue, "Model Nathan Westling Makes Menswear Debut," 6 June 2019 Sales at Topshop and Topman, the brand’s joint menswear store, began last week after Arcadia Group, the brand’s parent company, announced a plan to restructure after filing for bankruptcy. Amanda Rosa, miamiherald, "After only two years, Aventura Mall’s Topshop store is closing. That means big sales," 4 June 2019 In recent years different made-to-measure brands have taken a similar route of bringing that menswear approach to womens. Gianluca Russo, Glamour, "Not All Plus-size Bodies Are Exactly the Same—This New Fashion Brand Gets It," 14 May 2019 The retail space has fascinating womenswear, menswear, home furnishings, and accessories available at every price point. Jaimie Potters, Marie Claire, "Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore in Amsterdam," 29 May 2019 Wales Bonner's minimalist, streetwear-meets-menswear aesthetic looks good on everyone. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Meet Grace Wales Bonner, the Boundary-Breaking Designer Behind Meghan Markle's White Dress," 8 May 2019 Gabriela Hearst’s menswear is available at Mr Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, and her flagship store at 985 Madison Avenue in New York. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Gabriela Hearst Is Launching Menswear—With the Help of One Exceptionally Well-Dressed Guy," 17 May 2019

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First Known Use of menswear

1783, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2019

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English Language Learners Definition of menswear

: clothes for men

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