shawl collar


Definition of shawl collar

: a turned-over collar of a garment that combines with lapels forming an unbroken curving line

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Examples of shawl collar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is absolutely no shame in spending your weekend wrapped up in this Turkish cotton robe from Parachute that includes two front pockets, a waist tie, and shawl collar. Marissa Miller, USA TODAY, "15 ways to make the most of the end of summer," 2 Sep. 2020 This cozy robe features a shawl collar, luxe chenille and a tie-waist belt. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, "Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is now open to everyone," 19 Aug. 2020 This robe is no different, featuring a silky double-face fleece knit, a shawl collar hood, and pockets. Madison Roberts, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hotel Robes for Vacation-Level Comfort at Home," 24 Apr. 2020 This classic robe has a cozy shawl collar, side pockets and a tie belt. Kate Wertheimer, Sunset Magazine, "Swaddle Yourself in the Comfiest, Coziest (and Coolest) Robes on the Market," 17 Mar. 2020 The shawl collar will keep your dog stylish and warm. Jean Chen Smith,, "2019 holiday gift guide: The swanky edition," 18 Dec. 2019 Brett Gelman with his rusty shawl collar tux and Kit Harington’s conspicuous air tie. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet," 23 Sep. 2019 Brett Gelman with his rusty shawl collar tux and Kit Harington’s conspicuous air tie. Washington Post, "Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet," 23 Sep. 2019 Sporting a tank top and L'Agence paper bag trousers, the actress wrapped up in a robelike coat from Babaton by Aritzia with a soft shawl collar and a tie belt at the waist. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Angelina Jolie Looked Chic as Ever in All Black at Disneyland with Her Kids," 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of shawl collar

circa 1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shawl collar was circa 1908

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12 Sep 2020

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“Shawl collar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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