Definition of sunray pleats in English:

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sunray pleats

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plural noun

Widening pleats radiating out from a skirt’s waistband.
Example sentences
  • My clothes are gorgeous including a white satin evening gown with sunray pleats and some loose, very feminine culottes.
  • She showed off her clever construction and tailoring skills with delicate ruching and sunray pleats and sleeves that had been delicately gathered to create just the right amount of puff.
  • I remember trying on one with the sunray pleats and I looked like the side of a house.



Example sentences
  • It's an empress-style dress with sequined bodice and a lean silk drop, sunray-pleated to emphasise elegant posture.
  • The underdress, in an orange-shot-gold vintage silk taffeta was constructed using layers of sharply sunray-pleated panels heavily decorated with antique beads.
  • It was constructed with layers of sharply sunray-pleated panels.

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