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 Frank Ocean is officially the new face of Prada‘s new SS20 menswear campaign. Brooklyn White, Essence, "Frank Ocean Is The New Face Of A Prada Campaign," 10 Jan. 2020 For their part, Prada has previously featured stars like Ezra Miller, Christoph Waltz, and Joaquin Phoenix as faces for their menswear campaigns. Braden Bjella, Teen Vogue, "Frank Ocean, Austin Butler, and Nicolas Winding Refn Star in Prada’s New Campaign," 9 Jan. 2020 The street style at Pitti tends to look quite different from that of London, Milan, and Paris because Pitti is the home of true menswear obsessives. Gianluca Senese, Vogue, "The Best Street Style From Pitti Uomo Fall 2020 in Florence," 9 Jan. 2020 To promote the show with Ryan Seacrest, Porter wore the fall 2019 menswear version of the look. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, "Billy Porter Rings in 2020 in 4 Celebratory Looks at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' (Exclusive)," 1 Jan. 2020 The company started with just clothing for women then later rolled out menswear, childrens’, and international. Emily Savage, Fortune, "The ‘Blameless Post Mortem’ and Other Techniques That Spur Innovation," 10 Dec. 2019 Another textured wallcovering, this time by Phillip Jeffries resembles no less than menswear, a nubby wool suit perhaps, which feels exactly right in the masculine space (which is also outfitted with a small bust by CB2). Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "This CB2 Exec's Home Is a Perfect Mix of High-Low (Naturally!)," 18 Nov. 2019 The company had been expanding, first adding menswear, then children’s clothing, then home décor and art. Susan Orlean, The New Yorker, "TheRealReal’s Online Luxury Consignment Shop," 14 Oct. 2019 This include a full line of womenswear, menswear, and the re-edition of Kendall's now iconic pink dress. Michelle Li, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner's H&M X Giambattista Valli Dress Will Be Available to Shop Again Soon," 10 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of menswear

1783, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of menswear was in 1783

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16 Jan 2020

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“Menswear.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 26 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of menswear

: clothes for men

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