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  • adj. Sticking close to one's body.


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  • Patrice Stable A narrow, body-hugging silhouette by Dior Homme from fall 2009.

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  • Even lines like Dior Homme and Thom Browne, once poster children for supernarrow, body-hugging silhouettes, have been adding more wiggle room to their clothes.

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  • She donned the dress, an off-the-shoulder mini in basic black, and I flicked a stray bit of white string with my claw, removing it from the tight, body-hugging sheath.


  • The cream colored, sleeveless body-hugging muscle shirt, which covered his well-defined torso, seemed as if it was painted on.

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  • There were a few glittery, body-hugging gowns on display.

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  • Avoid body-hugging styles and full skirts, both of which emphasize curvy hips.

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  • Mark Fast's work included his signature body-hugging knits as well as more voluminous shapes.

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  • The floor-sweeping coats are part of a widespread shift away from body-hugging skinny jeans, snug minidresses and skirts that took hold in the Spring 2011 runway shows held last fall.

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  • At a recent preview performance of the Broadway show "Follies," Bernadette Peters appeared on stage in a body-hugging velvet dress to sing "Losing My Mind," a poignant torch song about unrequited love.

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  • A V-necked shirt and thin pants, or a body-hugging jumpsuit are your options for the boys.

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