shawl collar


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

Illustration of shawl collar

Illustration of shawl collar

Examples of shawl collar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And finally there’s the shawl collar, the most regal, statement-making option. Todd Plummer, Robb Report, 27 Nov. 2023 Wool Blend Belted Wrap Coat Houndstooth is a staple cold weather pattern and it’s served in this wool-blend wrap coat with shawl collar. Georgia Trodd, Glamour, 11 Dec. 2023 For her press junket appearance this morning, Hathaway looked chic in a camel Michael Kors Collection coat with an exaggerated shawl collar, a crisp white button-down, black Proenza Schouler over-the-knee boots, and a pair of Krewe aviators. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 15 Nov. 2023 Its shawl collar and long fur strands make this jacket a colorful, yet equally fabulous version of Carrie’s go-to fur coat, just in faux form, which makes everything all the more modern. Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 22 Sep. 2023 Shayk wore a black calf-length jacket with a shawl collar and a waffle texture. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 1 Nov. 2023 The Free People Good Game Bomber Jacket boasts a fashion-forward nod to the style with chic updates such as a shawl collar, quilted texture, and drapey fit. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 17 Oct. 2023 The machine-washable cardigan, made with nylon and rayon, has an open-front design, two pockets, and an ultra-soft shawl collar. Lauren Dana Ellman, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 Sep. 2023 Ralph Lauren Aran-Knit Wool-Blend Cardigan Now 29% Off $349 at Ralph Lauren Nobody does a shawl collar with a cable knit like Logan Roy. Roxanne Adamiyatt,, 6 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shawl collar was circa 1908

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“Shawl collar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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