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  • adj. Of a garment worn on the upper body, fastened by a zip fastener that runs the full length of the garment.


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  • The "Nannette" dress shot to fame when the couple's official engagement photos were released last month; the zip-front ruffled frock was from a previous season, but Reiss quickly announced that it would restock the style.

    Kate's Reiss dress about to be restocked

  • Yet some vintage styles are never out, like my gold distressed leather zip-front vest by Donna Karan from 1988.

    Achieving Timeless Fashion

  • So eliminate some anxiety by opting for “nursing chic” tops, like tees with crossover necklines that easily pull aside, button-front shirts, a cute cardigan over a nursing tank, and sporty zip-front jackets over nursing bras with pads to control leakage—trust me on that that let you get to the breast fast.

    The Mommy Diet

  • Another tip: I like to go a size up in a sleeveless romper, for a longer waist and baggier fit—like the black-and-white, tribal-print, zip-front romper I bought this year at Forever 21.

    Getting Out of a Jeans Rut

  • You will usually find me in a black hooded, quilted zip-front vest—bought years ago at the Gap—that I can layer under coats and jackets.

    The Winter-Hat Dilemma

  • And then, in the middle of all my dithering, a cab pulled up and out stepped Naomi Fine wearing a baseball cap and an open zip-front hoodie, her hair pulled back in a ponytail.


  • Heidi Julavits, the 35-year-old co-editor of The Believer, the new Dave Eggers – sponsored literary magazine, arrived for her interview dressed in a style that might be called haute zoologist: angular tortoise-shell glasses, khaki zip-front jacket over a white polo shirt, and a denim skirt.


  • Also, mix in a few extra tops and blouses as well as pulled-together knit pants, jeans and zip-front jackets for everyday running around.

    Ask Teri

  • Washington area fashion mavens can still get their royal style fix and score the zip-front cream-colored dress Kate wore for an official engagement photo at the Georgetown location of Reiss 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW, reports The Post's Royal Wedding Watch.

    Snag Kate Middleton's style at Georgetown shop

  • Cargo pants, zip-front sweaters and hoodies may also work.

    What Women Can Buy in the Men's Department


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