Definition of empire line in English:
noun[usually as modifier]
A style of women’s clothing characterized by a waistline cut just under the bust and typically a low neckline, first popular during the First Empire: empire-line dresses
More example sentences
- The shop has fantastic empire-line dresses that have the bonus of lasting longer than summer - in a few months you can adapt it for winter by adding a pair of tights, some 1970s boots and a polo-neck underneath.
- The bride wore an ivory silk empire line dress with lace and pearl detail, chiffon train and pearl tiara.
- On display were corsets in shimmering silks, empire line tops and dresses, cotton layer skirts with tattered hemlines.
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