spaghetti strap


Definition of spaghetti strap

: a very slender fabric shoulder strap

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Lopez, of Luar, caters to cool kids of all genders and all ages with his anything-goes approach—high heels, spaghetti straps, and belts that cinched the waists of everyone who walked down his most recent catwalk. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Meet the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists," 16 Oct. 2018 In fact, the biggest differences between the two are that Jennifer’s top layer was a black spaghetti strap dress instead of a jumpsuit; and her bag was a black-and-brown knit tote instead of a plain-black leather version. Emma Sarran Webster, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Wore the Ultimate 90s Outfit While out in Los Angeles," 27 May 2019 Hailey is wearing a spaghetti strap dress that’s perfect for summer, regardless of your marital status. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Hailey Baldwin Wears White Dress, Diamond Ring, and 'J' Necklace in NYC," 10 Aug. 2018 Wearing a deep pink velvet minidress, with spaghetti straps, and gold hoop earrings, Amal was totally radiant. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Amal Clooney Wore a Slinky Velvet Minidress to Jennifer Aniston's 50th Birthday Party," 10 Feb. 2019 Overall, Ariel's dress was classic with spaghetti straps and a mid-length hemline, but on the back, the zipper was visible running all the way from her shoulder blades to the bottom of the dress. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Ariel Winter Wears a White Dress to the Girl Hero Awards in Los Angeles," 15 Oct. 2018 The dress featured a beautiful v-neck, with spaghetti straps. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Amandla Stenberg Wore a Black Gown to the London Premiere of "The Hate U Give"," 21 Oct. 2018 The style of the gown, which featured spaghetti straps, layered pieces of fabric, and a cut that hit high above her knees, put her unshaven legs and armpits on full display. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Lourdes Leon Showed Off Leg and Armpit Hair at the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Anniversary Event," 7 Nov. 2018 First lady Melania Trump's choice of gown for her crucial first state dinner — for France — was a glittering silver-and-black sheath with spaghetti straps, cutouts and sparkles everywhere from that most French of all fashion houses: Chanel. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "First lady Melania Trump goes full-on French in Chanel for first Trump state dinner for France," 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of spaghetti strap

1972, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of spaghetti strap

: a very thin piece of material that is worn over the shoulder and that holds up a piece of clothing (such as a dress)

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