shirt·​ing | \ ˈshər-tiŋ How to pronounce shirting (audio) \

Definition of shirting

: fabric suitable for shirts

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Similarly, white poplin shirting and patchwork pieces made appearances throughout the collection. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prabal Gurung Asks "Who Gets to Be American?" on the Runway," 9 Sep. 2019 Most unusual material used: The most unusual material used in the collection is a layer of striped cotton shirting and knitted twine, which is bonded by a layer of clear matte heat press film to create one sturdy and waterproof material. Vogue, "19 FIT, Pratt, and Parsons 2019 Graduates on Their Collections and the Future of Fashion," 22 May 2019 For the party girl, a mini-suit worn by Grace Elizabeth; for the power broker, sleek white shirting and black trousers as modeled by Ruth Bell. Amanda Brooks, Vogue, "The Making of Off-White’s Fall 2019 Show," 15 Mar. 2019 The season’s new shirting favors the trim, the tailored, the bold, and the belted– anything, in short, but the basics. Daniel Jackson, Vogue, "The Season’s New Shirting: Trim, Tailored, Bold and Belted," 17 Jan. 2019 The set for the show featured a giant stanza from Montgomery’s piece, and all of the poets’ words were incorporated onto the actual garments in the collection, embroidered onto outerwear and shirting and printed onto accessories. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Pierpaolo Piccioli Tapped Four Famous Poets to Interpret His Fall 2019 Collection for Valentino," 3 Mar. 2019 The answer, Reynolds and Taghizadeh reason, is to look at the style of ’80s indie musicians who knocked the stuffing out of suiting and shirting, most notably one Mr. Nick Cave, but there are plenty of others. Mark Holgate, Vogue, "Cobra S.C. Are Making the Shirts—and Pants and Jackets—You'll Want to Wear Now," 1 Feb. 2019 The collab, expected to launch in May along with the pre-fall '19 collection, will feature pieces like silk twill cardigans, cotton shirting, and limited edition denim styles. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Monse's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection Shoot Features Adorable Dogs for a Great Reason," 6 Dec. 2018 The shirting is made from Sea Island cotton with real mother-of-pearl buttons, and the knitwear color story is muted, but compelling: navy, lavender, mauve, plum, gray. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "The Row’s Premier Menswear Collection Will Land in Stores in October," 27 Aug. 2018

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