shirt·​ing | \ ˈshər-tiŋ \

Definition of shirting 

: fabric suitable for shirts

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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 Burberry’s slim-fitting, stretch-cotton-poplin shirt is professional and sharp-looking, and effortlessly modern (a.k.a. not stuffy at all), making it the ultimate shirting solution for workday disasters. Max Berlinger, GQ, "The Best Office Desk Drawer Is Stocked for Whatever Disaster Life Throws at You," 12 Jan. 2018 After red-shirting as a true freshman, Dixon caught 33 passes for 360 yards and one touchdown in his first season. William S. Paxton,, "Glastonbury's Keyion Dixon Ready To Make Impact In UConn Football Return Game," 13 Apr. 2018 Heil finished fourth in the nation as a freshman after red-shirting in the 2013-14 season. Mike Peticca,, "Oklahoma State's Dean Heil advances, but questions remain: NCAA D1 Wrestling Championships," 15 Mar. 2018

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