Women’s Fashion: Shop Talk

May 23, 2007 by SheFindsSuzelle
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You shop the shop, now it’s time to talk the talk.

ankle biters:

n. Also known as floods. Pants that are too short, visually chopping off the length of your leg, generally not flattering.

ample sale:

n. A sale that consists of pieces in only ginormous or miniscule sizes.

back boob:

n. Back flesh bulge from ill-fitting bras.

Choo shoes:

n. Expensive, killer high heels that make you feel like hot sex every time you wear them. Usually from Jimmy Choo.

d.r.a.b:

a. Dressed. As. A. Boy

dressausage:

n. A girl who has squeezed herself into a dress that is way too small for her.image

fearors:

n. Dreaded dressing room mirrors that show every last flaw on your body.

hauterfly:

n. Fashion insider or someone in the social fashion scene.

insomnishopia:

n. A disorder marked by making unnecessary online purchases in the wee hours due to insomnia.

Mom jeans:

n. No offense, Mom. Jeans with one of the following: pleats, high waist, tapered ankles.

phony pony:

n. Hair extensions that turn a little pony in a full, beautiful one.

riptag:

n. A last-minute purchase that you wear out of the store.

spray & Pray:

v. Proven technique of on-commission perfume counter girls everywhere.

The Rachel Zoe Effect:

n. Look popularized by star stylist Rachel Zoe. Usually involves huge sunglasses, layered necklaces and tees, and an “it” bag.

trout pout:

n. Lips that got a little too, well, sculpted.

uniboob:

n. The smooshing effect caused by sports bras. A necessary evil for many.

Thank Daily Candy and Glamour for your vocab lesson today, SheFinds readers. Got any of your own? Post them in the comments section.

 

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