Lurex


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Lurex

(ˈlʊərɛks)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a thin metallic thread coated with plastic
2. (Textiles) fabric containing such thread, which gives it a glittering appearance

Lur•ex

(ˈlʊər ɛks)
Trademark. a brand of metallic yarn.
Translations

lurex

[ˈlʊəreks] Nlúrex m
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I cannot conceivably come on in Spandex and Lurex and do the flick kicks.
In crushed velvets, suede and metallic lurex, the collection features a variety of heel heights to suit any occasion, as well as easy slip-on styles.
Model Naomi Campbell wowed in a small scroll in lurex HAT'S Queen sinamay flower trim and crystals.
8DA 3850 YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Own goal 9 Lurex 10 Views 11 Earthen 12 Eli 13 Cleanest 16 Earliest 17 Raw 19 Deposit 21 Cried 22 Llama 23 Retrial DOWN: 1 Louvred 2 Angelica 3 Rods 4 Clarinet 5 Arch 6 Axing 8 Lie detector 13 Cold snap 14 Sardinia 15 Twaddle 18 Oddly 20 Play 21 Cute QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Shepherdess 8 Sue 9 Cos 11 Crawler 12 Dealt 13 Red 14 Boa 15 Ringlet 17 Pie 19 Oath 21 Rant 23 Tent 25 Swag 27 Ewe 29 Offence 31 Map 34 Ski 36 Bravo 37 Turmoil 38 Ail 39 One 40 Devastating DOWN: 1 Sure 2 Head 3 Pillion 4 Enrage 5 Dodge 6 Scab 7 Solo 8 Scrap 10 Stash 16 Ton 18 Era 20 Ate 22 Ago 24 Excerpt 25 Samba 26 Beat it 28 Exile 30 Flora 32 Arid 33 Pale 34 Soon 35 King followed
The boutique was famous for cultivating a glamorously outre atmosphere, particularly at its New York branch, often referred to as "a daytime Studio 54." At any given moment, one might encounter Spanish royalty, the drag impresario Divine, Andy Warhol, or Jackie Onassis; perhaps they were on the lookout for a Maripol bangle, Lurex cowboy boots, a Gay Bob doll (which came packaged in a closet), or "Balls, the candy that gave you courage," as Marc Jacobs recalled in one of the book's interviews (he frequented the place as a precocious tween).
NUDE LUREX BARDOT JUMPER, PS25; TULLE MIDI SKIRT, PS28; STILETTO HEELS WITH GLITTER SOLE, PS30 RED RUFFLE DRESS, PS32 NAVY VELVET SUIT JACKET, PS40; NAVY VELVET TROUSERS, PS28; NAVY VELVET STILETTO HEELS WITH GLITTER SOLE, PS30
Metallic gold skirt PS39.99, contrast bomber jacket PS69.99, leather bow slides PS39.99, all Zara 2 in 1 collar jumper PS38, metallic pleated maxi skirt PS65, lace-up sandal PS30, JD Williams Silky blouse, PS55, and faux leather pleats skirt PS65, both from & Other Stores, stories.com Sleeveless top PS95 and maxi pleated skirt PS120, both J by Jenny Packham at Debenhams Left, black roll neck PS25, pleated midi skirt PS55, black Mary-Janes PS45, all Miss Selfridge Pleated lurex skirt PS59 and embellished tank top PS99, both Monsoon, shoes, stylist's own Per Una jacket PS89, Limited Edition jumper PS29.50, Per Una skirt PS49.50, M&S Collection shoes PS29.50 and bag PS35, all at M&S
2 in 1 collar jumper PS38, metallic pleated maxi skirt PS65, lace-up sandal PS30, JD Williams Pleated lurex skirt PS59 and embellished tank top PS99, both Monsoon, shoes, stylist's own
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Balta added lurex to several of its collections for added bling, said Jenny Barfield, vice president, sales and marketing.
Take, for instance, Burch's combination of cotton knit and Lurex, or cotton linen with metallic gold embroidery, or sporty knit with guipure lace-textural mixes that are unexpected yet delightfully pretty.
Lurex, sparkle, metallics and frills: this is Material Girl for the 21st century.