drop waist

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drop waist

- One that has the seam at the hips, rather than the waist.
See also related terms for waist.
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Speaking of oversized, expect most things to be out of proportion - low crotches, dropped waists, jacket dresses, roomy pockets and billowy sleeves.
TROUSERS that are too long, minis more like knee-length, dresses with dropped waists - the list of outfit disasters for petite women can go on and on.
Mini-skirts, polo necks and dropped waists have been seen on the catwalks at Valentino and Calvin Klein, while Prada and Donna Karan opted for graphic prints, houndstooth checks and original monochrome - a definite nod towards 60s supermodels Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton.
Queen MotherThis gown is typical of the 1920's and follows the Coco Chanel trends of the time: dropped waists, silhouettes without much shape.
The attendants wore strapless gowns of lagoon satin-faced taffeta with pleated bodices, dropped waists, and fawn sashes.
The strapless gown featured a tailored dropped waist and accenting the bodice was scrolling silver embroidery and beadwork with striking cafe banding.
He attributes the success of his collection to his use of flattering, contemporary silhouettes such as A-lines, corseted styles, empire and dropped waists to enhance the bride's most stunning features.
Silhouettes are retro - 50s full skirts with halternecks or a touch of 20s with dropped waists and ruffles.
7) The '50s nostalgia trend has also hit the bridal market, with bateau necklines and dropped waists, such as this design by Amsale Aberra.
The dresses featured dropped waists, each accented by a different antique brooch.
The attendants wore gowns of lagoon satin-faced taffeta with pleated bodices, dropped waists, and sage sashes.
They wore periwinkle blue silk taffeta strapless gowns with dropped waists and sweeping trains.