In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Although returning aristocrats tended to favor powdered hair and tight-fitting knee breeches in the old style, most middle-class men wore trousers or pantaloons and kept their hair in a natural style, whether tousled or à la Titus.
- The nipped waistlines of men's tight pantaloons and the gauzy fabrics of women's empire dresses flattered youthful figures, and in fact, copied the kinds of clothing worn by young children.
- I bought a riding crop from a saddlemaker on the outskirts of town and dressed in pantaloons with a tightly drawn corset and laced up boots.
- Philip really approved of the current fashion for tightly cut pantaloons.
- Rather than take a prissy Knights Of The Round Table approach with Camelot, 16th century pantaloons and wigs, King Arthur is based on what the movie claims is newly discovered evidence of the man upon whom the myth is based.
- The Cypriot female costume was an outer garment, the chemise, and the distinctive long pantaloons caught around the ankle.
- In the 1890s, women some women found they could cast off their impractical and uncomfortable clothing in favour of pantaloons.
- I had to abandon many of my clothes and, with some help from a friend who knew dress - making, I made some pantaloons, similar to Pakistani dress.
- On his way out, he met Baldwin dressed soberly in a black frock coat and pantaloons.
- The women wear conservative peasant dress consisting of baggy pantaloons and head scarves.
2(baggy trousers)pantalones bombachos masculine
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