guipure


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guipure

1. any of many types of heavy lace that have their pattern connected by brides, rather than supported on a net mesh
2. a heavy corded trimming; gimp

guipure

[gē′pyu̇r]
(textiles)
A machine-made lace with a heavy gimp motif connected by bars and without mesh grounds.
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The latest collection, which presents everyday lingerie with a 'French boudoir' feel, focuses on luxurious materials and fine detailing including embroidery and guipure for a feminine yet sophisticated look.
Go for cheat chic with Teatro''s lace print prom dress, pounds 56 GREEN GODDESS Make a bold impact in a bright lace jacket, like Phase Eight''s Guipure boxy style with pretty scallop trim, pounds 79 BRAVE BRIGHTS Damsel In A Dress''s Priscilla dress contrasts tangerine lace against shocking pink, pounds 174.
GREEN GODDESS Make a bold impact in a bright lace jacket, like Phase Eight's Guipure boxy style with pretty scallop trim, pounds 79 (0207 471 4422/www.
Plusieurs robes bustiersjouant avec l'origami et des bretelles asymetriques en guipure strassees viennentparfaire ce vestiaire qui oscille entre Jardin zen et luxuriance.
Velvets hand-painted by his wife Isabelle, plastic-treated cotton gleaming like tarmac, dresses reconstructed from cut up guipure lace, a Chinese quilted coat of hand-colored black and white postcard views, and the usual shredding and compressing of fabrics that is Sorbier's hallmark were all part of the mix.
Gold cocktail dress with Swarovski crystal guipure panel pounds 200 Michelle says: "This super sophisticated dress is the perfect example of understated elegance.
Acra, a leading name in luxury bridal and evening wear, still has a dress in white guipure lace she designed in Beirut when she was just seven years old.
The gothic trend continues with Signature's black bell sleeved guipure lace jacket (pounds 65) which has been teamed with black skinny jeans (pounds 40) and colour block satin sandals (pounds 45).
Guipure, decorated with 24-karat gold and burnished with agate stone, evokes the feeling of embroidered cloth with gold and platinum highlights.
While elegant black or white Swiss Guipure cobweb lace with shiny scroll patterns highlight the classic romanticism of Delacroix.
She would dress the younger ones in Swiss embroidery and the older ones in silk guipure, and on each of their heads she would tie the same bow, wide and white and trembling like the breat of a dove.