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Ordinary detergents will fade the patterns; a dryer will mangle both the voile and the linen.
McQ floral-print voile shirt Invest A black floral print shirt is romantic and masculine at the same time and in fluid fabrics its even swaggier.
Inside, there was a pleasant hum of activity as shoppers sought out just the cashmere for a wrap, just the tweed for a jacket, just the linen for a tablecloth, the voile for a curtain, the lace for a pillowcase.
In his sewing with thread or copper wire on crepe, velvet, cotton or voile, stitching takes the place of brush strokes and the works become stand-ins for objects in everyday life: satchels, handkerchiefs and embroidery samplers.
Cut to about half a year later, and Hayman is transformed—made bright and sleek with combinations of shiny chrome and light oak, washed-tropical colors and acres of transparent white voile linen.
Ghesquière also pulled from the 18th-century trunk an aristocratic blouse (perhaps in cotton voile) with full sleeves.
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Origin and Etymology of voile
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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Definition of voile for English Language Learners
: a soft, light fabric that you can see through slightly and that is used for making curtains, summer clothes, etc.
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