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pail·lette

 (pä-yĕt′, pā-, pă-lĕt′)
n.
1. A small piece of metal or foil used in painting with enamel.
2. A spangle used to ornament a dress or costume.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of paille, straw; see paillasse.]

pail·let′ted adj.

paillette

(pælˈjɛt; French pajɛt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sequin or spangle sewn onto a costume
2. (Crafts) a small piece of metal or foil, used in enamelling for decoration
[C19: from French, diminutive of paille straw, from Latin palea]

pail•lette

(paɪˈyɛt, peɪ-, pəˈlɛt)

n.
a spangle for ornamenting a costume.
[1875–80; < French; see pallet1]
pail•let′ted, adj.
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Supermodel Marina Benipayo, in a long-term relationship with fellow model-actor Richard Cepeda, wore a white mermaid-cut, tulle-based gown with running beads and white paillettes. The center back had a skin-toned tulle from the nape to the hem.
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Paula se convirtio en el centro de todas las miradas con el look mas original y sexy de la noche, un mono de Michael Costello, con paillettes en oro y plata en tejido elastico, con gran escote, y una sobrefalda que se ataba como un cinturon.
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x The issue isn't the gold paillettes, so much the size of them.
Depending on your dazzle level, they range from microscopic to disc-like paillettes.
Depending on your dazzle level, they range from microscopic to disc-like paillettes. The coolest way to work sequins this season is with rainbow colour.
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