from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fabric, made from cotton or rayon, that has the texture of suede
Summoned by casting assistant Vincent Conniff, these fetching unknowns with marquee-friendly names — Teddie Blue, Dona Dax, Iris Gaye, Maren Marlin — were outfitted in felt cowboy hats, belted bolero jackets, leather-studded cuffs, short suedette skirts, and black boots.
The saloon/cowgirl look is reflected in suedette boleros, fringing and faded denim.
Here I am wearing a very cute suedette, boned corset dress with a tiered ruffle skirt (perfect for hiding a multitude of sins i.e. my bum) for just €55, with an over-sized fringed bag (€30) and long necklace (€20).
John Hughes 'ginger muse, the girl who bestrode 80s cinema like a suedette-skirted colossus is now a suburban mom of two.
Back in the swinging Sixties, being mounted on a beige suedette sofa in a posh hotel by one of The Likely Lads was probably many women's dream.
Made from 100% premium suedette, there is nothing animal (or indeed fishy) about these shoes, but as ever, Stella leads the way in picture perfect imitation.