- French, trade name, from charmeuse, charmer, seductress, from charmer, to charm, from charme, charm; see charm. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Anna Wintour wouldn't turn me to dust with a single withering glance if I mispronounced the word charmeuse.”
“The final look, always a bride, was Kate Middleton appropriate with long charmeuse sleeves, but a train with Swarovski crystals resembling freeform stripes of a zebra.”
“Lanvin's Alber Elbaz took a lavish yet unstructured approach with his wilted washed-taffeta version, while Ralph Lauren went old Hollywood with a luminous silver trench in double-faced charmeuse silk.”
“MC Deborah Roberts shone in a dusty rose sleeveless charmeuse shift.”
“Kurt Wilberding/The Wall Street Journal A fox jacket over a silk charmeuse blouse and wrap skirt.”
“As he presented his fall 2011 collection recently, Mr. Gordon said, We line everything in silk charmeuse!”
“Kurt Wilberding/The Wall Street Journal A cashmere pullover and silk charmeuse pajama trousers.”
“While an embroidered lace version is romantic and decorative, the plain charmeuse is ideal for sleeping.”
“Braun has a luxurious line of made-to-order silk bedding available in organdy silk, crepe de chine and silk charmeuse.”
“Braun & Co., 310-273-4320 4. The Modern Take Los Angeles linens designer Deborah Sharpe adds useful ties to keep her silk shams from slipping off the pillow, and borders her charmeuse with silk organza.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘charmeuse’.
all of these are from 7 English
dictionaries and Macquarie dictionary
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Many of these words first came into common usage during World War I, and reflect not only the technological and scientific leaps of the early part of the 20th century, but the new experience of glo...
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
types of fabric
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