American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Marketed in a finished condition in standard sizes. Used of clothing.
- adj. Of, relating to, or doing business in ready-to-wear clothing.
- n. Clothing marketed in a finished condition in standard sizes.
- adj. Describing apparel that does not need any tailoring (for example hemming) before it can be worn.
- n. ready-made clothing
- adj. (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
- ready + to + wear (Wiktionary)
“In an effort to earn greater regard—and profits—from the mainstream fashion audience, she will place her famous name on her midpriced line of ready-to-wear, which is now called "Lavender" and will be called "Vera Wang.”
“Now, online buyers snap up rare designer labels, exclusive pieces and ready-to-wear days after it leaves the runway.”
“AFP/Getty Images A fur and black leather quilted coat by Mr. Gaultier for his Autumn/Winter 2011 ready-to-wear presentation.”
“The brand has been the top-selling designer ready-to-wear maker at many U.S. department stores for years, outselling Armani, which usually hovers around No.”
“Currently, the ready-to-wear clothes are sold in one area and the accessories another.”
“Victoria Beckham's ready-to-wear collection is handmade in the UK and available in over 300 retail stores around the world.”
“I use Tumblr religiously," said Mr. Formichetti, a frequent collaborator with Lady Gaga and the creative director of Thierry Mugler's ready-to-wear lines.”
“He became an investor in Vivarte in 2007 when the group, which owns ready-to-wear chains such as Kookai and Naf Naf, was bought by private-equity firm Charterhouse.”
“I am in my 50s and find it very hard to find ready-to-wear clothing that is appropriate for my age, in a style that I like.”
“A Style-page photo Thursday from Vera Wang's spring 2012 ready-to-wear collection was misidentified as being from a planned midprice line of ready-to-wear fashion.”
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