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

Definition of shirting

: fabric suitable for shirts

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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 Last but not least, white shirting, from button-downs to poplin dresses lend a fresh ethereal vibe to every growing bod. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "How One Fashion Editor Tackled Maternity Style," 6 July 2017 Tweed was paired with stargate shirting; the shoulders big and space-striped, like a pseudo-mantle; skirt suits layered under cosmic vests. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Finally, the Fall 2018 Fashion Finale," 7 Mar. 2018 There are wrist-tie shirting, cardigans, track pants, and one-shoulder tops. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "J.Crew Launches Extended Sizing Up to 5X," 10 July 2018

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1604, in the meaning defined above

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