Dress

A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment). In Western culture, dresses are usually considered to be items of women's and girls' apparel.

The hemline of dresses can be as high as the upper thigh or as low as the ground, depending on the whims of fashion and the modesty or personal taste of the wearer.

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... The dress is of white commercial cotton and the embroidery is multicolored cotton, mainly in red and blue ... is not a separate panel, but instead executed directly on the dress ... skirt and sleeves is also done directly on the dress ...
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... outfit worn was a long, tattered, black and white outfit(which seemingly resembled a wedding dress), with pieces of cloth that hung a little above her ankles ... Near the shoulders, this dress seemed to puff out, or become feather-like ... She sang her Exodus songs in this dress ...
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... Dress uniforms were worn mostly on formal occasions ... standard uniform issue, which consisted of service and field uniforms, fatigues, and in some cases, dress uniforms ... There is also a white dress uniform ...
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... It is traditional, though not required, to dress babies and small children in white when they are blessed ... Additionally, temple workers and temple patrons dress in white attire to work in the temple or participate in temple ordinances ... Hindu Widows are expected to dress in white clothing to signify their status ...

Famous quotes containing the word dress:

    Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    Iconic clothing has been secularized.... A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as the blood he hopes to shed. Seen on a coat-hanger, with no man inside it, the uniform loses all its blustering significance and, to the innocent eye seduced by decorative colour and tactile braid, it is as abstract in symbolic information as a parasol to an Eskimo. It becomes simply magnificent.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    Hardly ever can a youth transferred to the society of his betters unlearn the nasality and other vices of speech bred in him by the associations of his growing years. Hardly ever, indeed, no matter how much money there be in his pocket, can he ever learn to dress like a gentleman-born. The merchants offer their wares as eagerly to him as to the veriest “swell,” but he simply cannot buy the right things.
    William James (1842–1910)