mens·wear | \ ˈmenz-ˌwer \

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.

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From France is Koché, a brand that reworked the Paris Saint Germain club jerseys for SS18, and from Japan, Kolor, a menswear mainstay known for its playful use of, yep, color. Georgia Murray,, "Designers From Each Country In The World Cup Have Made These Dream Tees For Fans," 28 June 2018 All bodies need to be included in the movement toward inclusivity in fashion, and that extends to menswear, too. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "There Was Only One Plus Size Model During Men's Fashion Week," 13 July 2018 Pastelle would have catered to both menswear and women's apparel with a range of color palettes used on items, including clothing, accessories, jewelry, footwear and more. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Kanye West's Scrapped Pastelle Line Was 'His University for Fashion'," 10 July 2018 Priddy ideas for Derby menswear Cameron Priddy scored a regular priced $595 Jack Victor sports jacket to wear to the Kentucky Derby for $224 at Encore Resale, 1045 Bardstown Road. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "How to dress for Kentucky Derby 2018: Look like Millionaires Row on an infield budget," 30 Mar. 2018 The bright colors and floral patterns they're known for were in full bloom, with high waists, tight vests a slimmer silhouette for the menswear than in recent collections. Rhonda Richford, The Hollywood Reporter, "Kenzo's Magical Movie Night," 22 Jan. 2018 But now, streetwear has taken over menswear entirely. Ray A. Smith, WSJ, "A ‘Modern Preppy’ Maestro Makes Peace With Streetwear," 10 July 2018 Downtown Commons also has signs up for Capitol Agenda, which DoCo spokeswoman Sarah Visconti said will be a menswear store and barber shop, as well as The Look beauty salon next to TeaOne on the shopping center's upper level. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Berkeley-based boba shop with Davis store to open in Downtown Commons," 25 June 2018 She and husband Kanye West sat front row at Virgil Abloh’s debut collection for Louis Vuitton at the label’s spring/summer 2019 menswear show. Colleen Kratofil,, "Kim Kardashian Shares Underwear-Clad Selfie 4 Days After Announcing She 'Doesn't Like Them' Anymore," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of menswear

1783, in the meaning defined above

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: clothes for men

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