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  • adj. having a silk lining


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  • His futuristic washable polyurethane, silk-lined "crackle coat" (left, £1,045) and his '60s-inspired tunic dress in mint green (£1,095) exemplify the breadth of his talents.

    A Few of My Favorite Things

  • I ruined many pairs of silk-lined gloves of just that color putting them on mannequins that season.

    Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff | clusterflock

  • I don't know anyone who would choose to buy an off-white, full-length, silk-lined, shaved mink, goat and fox fur for £22,430.

    Luxuriously Cozy Winter Coats

  • He dove that large hand into the silk-lined depths of her coat and took out a brick of Parmesan cheese.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • A rummage through the Rigby & Peller archive, which is stored in silk-lined suitcases in an office above its Conduit Street store in Mayfair, shows that a lot has changed since Vogue coined the term "brassiere" in 1907.

    From corsets for comedians to bespoke bras: Rigby & Peller has seen it all

  • It was during this late phase of her career that Chanel introduced her iconic suit of supple, silk-lined tweed.

    The Enduring Coco Chanel

  • It was empty except for one photograph tucked away in one of the silk-lined compartments.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • Bret Easton Ellis is reclining on a chair in the bar of Claridge's hotel examining an unsightly stain on the silk-lined ceiling.

    Bret Easton Ellis: The debt I owe my abusive father

  • A green velvet dress shimmered, with a silk-lined hoodie that spread like a shawl collar over the shoulders.

    A Coming-Out Party for a Pedigreed Designer

  • Not unlike our bakeries, which are somehow still able to produce excellent bread, our perfume factories have cracked the fragrance code, flooding the stores with whimsically shaped bottles of exquisite scents in silk-lined boxes that look like they should be lying on the counters in the Champs-Elysées.

    A Mountain of Crumbs


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