A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment). In Western culture, dresses are usually considered to be items of women's and girls' apparel.
The hemline of dresses can be as high as the upper thigh or as low as the ground, depending on the whims of fashion and the modesty or personal taste of the wearer.
Other articles related to "dress":
... to wear the national, that is to say, the Frank, dress-next his skin a linen shirt and linen breeches, and above these a tunic fringed with silk ...
... It is traditional, though not required, to dress babies and small children in white when they are blessed ... Additionally, temple workers and temple patrons dress in white attire to work in the temple or participate in temple ordinances ... Hindu Widows are expected to dress in white clothing to signify their status ...
... black and white outfit(which seemingly resembled a wedding dress), with pieces of cloth that hung a little above her ankles ... Near the shoulders, this dress seemed to puff out, or become feather-like ... She sang her Exodus songs in this dress ...
... The dress is of white commercial cotton and the embroidery is multicolored cotton, mainly in red and blue ... chest panel) is not a separate panel, but instead executed directly on the dress ... skirt and sleeves is also done directly on the dress ...
Famous quotes containing the word dress:
“A blond in a red dress can do without introductionsbut not without a bodyguard.”
—Rona Jaffe (b. 1932)
“Iconic clothing has been secularized.... A guardsman in a dress uniform is ostensibly an icon of aggression; his coat is red as the blood he hopes to shed. Seen on a coat-hanger, with no man inside it, the uniform loses all its blustering significance and, to the innocent eye seduced by decorative colour and tactile braid, it is as abstract in symbolic information as a parasol to an Eskimo. It becomes simply magnificent.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)
“In art, a dress is never just a dress; nor in life either.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)