box pleat


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box pleat

n.
A double pleat having two upper folds facing in opposite directions and two under folds pressed toward each other.

box pleat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

box′ pleat`


n.
a double pleat, with the material folded under at each side.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.box pleat - a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it
pleat, plait - any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
skirt - a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
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"The trousers and there box pleat detail perfect flatter her petite frame and choosing the one colour head to toe also elongates her.
Simply replace a godet insert or contrasting box pleat with an embroidered element, or insert your own godet piece into a seam.
The design features a V-neckline with front and back neck yokes, in-seam angled pockets (for the dress versions), a back neck box pleat, cuffed dolman short sleeves and two tie options.
These shirts represent the moment when the human hand replaces the machines, and allow a shirt to take a very special fit, in all its parts: The armholes, the collar, the shoulder, the mouche, the embroidery at the sleeve vent, the button hole, the button with the old hen's foot, the box pleat.
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It is organized as a series of design ideas, each applicable to a variety of women's tops and dresses, and each depending on a single simple pattern idea: a circle gather at the abdomen, a plait at one shoulder, a box pleat sleeve, a ruched curve across the body, and so on.
While women's clothing is too form fitting and restrictive, and menswear is usually too formless and oversized, Millan tried to correct these disparities with features such as the box pleat and a strategic re-placement of the center buttons to accommodate breasts.
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