noun Date: 1943 a tailored dress patterned after a shirt and having buttons down the front

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  • shirtdress — [shʉrt′dres΄] n. a dress having trim, simple lines, with the bodice styled like a shirt * * * shirt·dress also shirt dress (shûrtʹdrĕs ) n. A dress tailored like a shirt with a collar and buttons down the front. Also called shirtwaist. * * * …   Universalium

  • shirtdress — [shʉrt′dres΄] n. a dress having trim, simple lines, with the bodice styled like a shirt …   English World dictionary

  • Shirtdress — A shirtdress (ˈsʜ ərtˌdres) is a style of dress which borrows details from a man s shirt. These can include a collar, a button front, or cuffed sleeves. Often, these dresses are made up in crisp fabrics like cotton or silk, much like a men s… …   Wikipedia

  • shirtdress — noun A type of dress, borrowing details, such as a collar or button front, from a mans shirt …   Wiktionary

  • shirtdress — n. woman s dress which is designed to look like a shirt, shirtwaist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shirtdress — shirt•dress [[t]ˈʃɜrtˌdrɛs[/t]] n. clo shirtwaist 2) • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • shirtdress — noun a dress that is tailored like a shirt and has buttons all the way down the front • Hypernyms: ↑dress, ↑frock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shirt — Charvet shirt from the 1930s, Norsk Folkemeuseum, Oslo. A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch all term for almost any garment other than… …   Wikipedia

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  • Giambattista Valli — is an Italian fashion designer from Rome, Italy.WorkGiambattista is a French Designer, not an Italian. Although he was born and raised in Italy.Among Valli s most famous clients are Victoria Beckham and Mischa Barton. He obtained his education… …   Wikipedia

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