Pleats Sentence Examples
Buy flat front Bermuda shorts whenever possible, as these will lie flat against your body instead of ballooning out like pleats will.
Thanks to the belted waist and fuller skirt - sometimes with a few pleats - it is a style that flatters almost every shape.
Full skirts have pleats that begin at the hip.
Pleated skirts have fitted waists and the pleats generally begin at waist level.
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This is because light shades and details like ruffles, pleats, etc., make your already full rear and thighs look larger than normal.
The standard A-line pull-on skirt dominates most collections, but you'll also find more flared versions, straighter skirts, skirts with kick pleats or side-splits and wrap skirts.
Though not that daring in the style department, bandeau swimsuits do have elements of fashion flair, most notably in the form of pleats.
The bandeau swimwear here is mostly featured in one-piece styles with pleats at the waist.
Betsey Johnson - A designer known for ultra girly and flirty swimwear designs, you can also expect intricate details along with the pleats.Advertisement
Pleats are often done horizontally, but can also be done vertically to accent a certain area, such as the waist or bust.
Twisted pleats are often seen on the bikini and tankini styles.
Tankinis might also feature simple side pleats for embellishment.
Swimdresses may have pleats on the entire dress or just on the skirt.
They may be a small detail, but the benefits of pleats in your swimwear can make a big difference...for better or worse.Advertisement
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Pleats are a slight folds or gathers in fabric.
By contrast, women with small busts are greatly benefited by pleats because they give your bustline the illusion of a fuller, rounded appearance.
As with full busts, pleats along larger parts of your body such as hips, thighs or rear will add mass and should be avoided.
Starting from the end that is tucked in, begin making pleats in the sari (each pleat should be about five inches wide).Advertisement
After you have made between seven and ten pleats, hold them securely together to ensure that they fall evenly to the floor.
Take care to turn the collection of pleats slightly to the left, too.
For example, the Kodagu style, worn by women from Karnataka, finds the pleats created in the rear.
Avoid wearing anything that adds unnecessary bulk, as well as pleats and tapered styles.
Look for kick pleats instead of open back slits for a polished effect.Advertisement
The crocodile print leather is subtly textured and has two pleats for a glamorous but classic feel.
Some skirts even have slits between accordion pleats of perhaps just a single slit up one side of the leg.
Starting with a straight edge of the paper, make accordion style pleats approximately every 3/4 inch across the paper.
Refold the fan and spread out the pleats.
Slipping one edge of each inside pleat over the other, carefully glue the pleats in place.
I loved the soft worn out cotton and the pleats and the eyelet lace.
Expect to find bras made of lace, satin and mesh with frilly details such as ribbons, ruffles and pleats.
Trouser pleats -- Single trouser pleats added to each side of the waist give Marines more room in the hips, thighs and seat for comfort and increased durability.
The collection definitely has deep roots in vintage details, with pleats, tucks and laces, crochets, and embroideries as key trims.
He wears a tight-fitting chiton (tunic) which accentuates his rounded chest, the material folding into only a few flat pleats.
You can pipe on different colored icing to make pleats in dresses or blazers with a school or club badge on.
They also have throat pleats, which can expand to allow their throat to enlarge into a huge pouch.
Inverted pleat at the center of the flared a-line skirt, with two pleats at each hip which open out.
Fitted waistband with little pleats all the way around, which open out to a fab full skirt.
There are 50 to 100 ventral pleats, from the chin to the umbilicus or slightly beyond the mid line.
They have about twenty deep throat pleats which open out to let the throat expand.
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Pleats and flat fronts are the two main style elements.
Remember that pleats are always considered more formal than flat fronts and are usually better suited to office and formal wear.
Tailored Pleats - A border that is sophisticated and feminine, yet not as fussy as a ruffled edge.
Obviously ruffled pleats and fancy designs get a bit more complicated, but knife-edge styles are quite simple.
Legend has it that the 100 pleats in the traditional chef's hat represent the number of different ways a person had to be able to cook eggs before they were admitted to the ranks of chefs.
Either give the men options for buying their own with a set list of "rules" to follow (such as no cargo pockets and no pleats), or purchase them for the groomsmen either by gift certificate with the style name and number or shop together.
Instead of wearing lace, which can trap sand, use pleats or ruching.
The grommets allow the weight of the fabric to fall in subtle waves or pleats.
Pair it with either a navy or beige skort with pleats and a built-in belt that can tie in a front bow, or tomboy-fit trousers.
It has pleats, a button placket, turned up sleeves and a turn-down collar.
It is a woven cotton blend with pleats, belt loops and a button closure.
If the pleats look as if they're being pulled out, you'll probably need larger size slacks.
Slacks without pleats are usually more flattering than pleated slacks for men who are carrying a lot of extra weight around their waists.
Carrying the Total Comfort Big and Tall line by Ralph Lauren, these suit separates feature a single breasted lapel jacket and updated reverse pleats in the pants.
Some ultra-casual shorts are best reserved for relaxing around the house, but shorts with pleats, elegant flat fronts and longer inseams are suitable for the golf course or parties.
The jacket also has expanding back pleats to allow for maximum movement in the back and shoulders.
Some will say pleats make you look larger than you are or that flat-front pants are unflattering on most body types.
Pleats will flatter your form when done all over.
The skirt features inverted pleats that are stitched down and flared out at the hips for a flattering, slimming effect.
A good example of this type of style is the Entree pleated dress, which features a sexy v-neck, flattering pleats, and a shorter length.
Available in sizes to 5x, this gorgeous coat features a double-breasted front and four stitched pleats extending down the back of the coat from the yoke.
The verb "to quill" is to fold lace, muslin or other light material into narrow flutes or pleats; when so pleated the material is called "quilling."