gabardine


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gabardine

, gaberdine
a twill-weave worsted, cotton, or spun-rayon fabric

gabardine

[′gab·ər‚dēn]
(textiles)
Steep twill fabric made of closely woven single or two-ply fibers of wool, rayon, polyester, or other yarn.
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One mannequin, harnessed to a parachute made of the same gabardine of the brand's Heritage Trenches, hints at the brand's history of outfitting aviators and explorers.
Caption: Rain man Trained as a draper, Thomas Burberry invented a water-resistent linen he called gabardine.
Jaime Partners has established itself as the premier advisory and consulting company in San Diego, with an extensive list of dedicated clients including Enlightened Hospitality Group restaurants' Searsucker, Herringbone, Gingham, Gabardine and Burlap.
Underneath a fabulous cape, the costume, constructed from pink gabardine and silk, consists of a tailcoat, jumpsuit, ruffled cuffs, ruffled jabot, bow tie, broach, and matching boots.
By the time it got to my village it was standing room only and, as I was so small, I was surrounded by the smell of armpits and gabardine for the two mile journey to the bottom of the hill that led to the school.
gabardine skirt, my edges so sharp they caught two kinds of light.
Photographed by Steven Meisel, Tennant wears a dark Prada gabardine coat and sports a gypsie-style nose ring as she holds scissors aloft and ready to cut.
As soon as Lev is out, clad in an overlarge, dated gabardine suit, two security types accost and carry him off to another sort of prison, in a grimy bathhouse, for no apparent reason.
But since of late I'm outfitted in gabardine trousers and a sports coat.
Lilliput Autumn Winter '10 collection is stylishly made up of comfortable Wales corduroy, cotton satin, nets, jacard, 100% cotton denim, gabardine, yarn dyed checks, flat knits with occasional crushed silk, suede leather and cashmere.
Chief creative officer Christopher Bailey's latest London Fashion Week show mixed biker jackets with trenchcoats at mid and mini length, then combined the biker and trenchcoat looks in gabardine, bonded
Graham Hoyland wore replica gear made from gabardine, wool, cotton and silk, and hob-nailed boots like Mallory's during an experiment in 2006.