gilet


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gilet

(dʒɪˈleɪ)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a waist- or hip-length garment, usually sleeveless, fastening up the front; sometimes made from a quilted fabric, and designed to be worn over a blouse, shirt, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a bodice resembling a waistcoat in a woman's dress
3. (Ballet) such a bodice as part of a ballet dancer's costume
[C19: French, literally: waistcoat]
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com 2 PAD IT OUT A well-stuffed gilet will keep you going on cold days.
It's ideal for keeping warm while looking cool and we've lined up a 20 per cent discount for readers at online store Scruffs where a padded, Pocket Gilet for PS24.
So I'll miss being with the cast - and also putting on a gilet.
White is set to be a big trend next season, so pair a crisp white shirt with white jeans, then throw on a tweed jacket and fur gilet over the top.
Left: Gilet, PS69, jeans, | PS45, boots, PS45, all Preen/Edition at Debenhams
uk | Right: Shearling jacket PS649, tasselled dress PS250 and Lucie logo clutch PS89 | Right: Shearling jacket PS649, tasselled dress PS250 and Lucie logo clutch PS89 | Flamingo jumper PS69, ponte skirt PS49, Orelia crossbody handbag PS125 | Flamingo jumper PS69, ponte skirt PS49, Orelia crossbody handbag PS125 | Blue fur gilet PS99, Biba initial sweater PS59, rose gold print jeans PS79 and Ferrara foldover clutch PS109 | Blue fur gilet PS99, Biba initial sweater PS59, rose gold print jeans PS79 and Ferrara foldover clutch PS109 | Speckle collarless coat PS199, bug print blouse PS69, PU ponti jeggings PS59 and dome grab handbag PS179 | Speckle collarless coat PS199, bug print blouse PS69, PU ponti jeggings PS59 and dome grab handbag PS179
SEEING his defence undone by Arsenal in last Sunday's north London derby, Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood ripped off his gilet and hurled it to the floor.
The abuse Manushka Gilet suffered from the age of 12 at the hands of her stepfather did not stop her from engaging in a wide range of school-sponsored activities as a teenager; it took the laws then governing the foster-care system to do that.
Now open Saturday's Joules Ladies Gilet HIGHAM - PS69.
7 February 2012 - French sovereign wealth fund Le Fonds strategique da[euro](tm)investissement (FSI), looking to take nuclear group Areva SAa[euro](tm)s (EPA:AREVA) 26% in miner Eramet SA (EPA:ERA), sees a shareholder agreement to be reached in weeks, FSIa[euro](tm)s chief Jean-Yves Gilet told a press briefing today.
Wearing a fur gilet over a black and white printed top, the elder daughter of F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone smiled brightly outside the restaurant on Wednesday as she posed for photos.