In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This crisp striped tie will match perfectly with navy and gray suits, or light tweed suits.
- There aren't many rappers who can pull off an everyday wardrobe of tweed, turtle necks and tailored jackets.
- Arriving at the Capital Hotel, he wears a tan cashmere coat, orange scarf and tweed cap.
- Her clothes weren't very nice, in fact, her tweed coat had multiple small holes in it.
- Traditional homespun tweed trousers are still sometimes worn by Aran Islander men.
- To these he added beautiful topcoats in charcoal wool and tweed.
- Dressed in grey trousers, a black and grey patterned polo shirt, and complementary tweed sports jacket, he is short and stocky.
- She was a middle class young woman, tweed skirt and blouse type, successful, confident.
- Favouring tweed jackets and silk ties, Don Alvaro, as he was known, became for a while managing director of the family business.
- Although the gray tweed hat was much too large for him, he loved it for the simple reason that he knew it had once belonged to Jude.
- In the 1920s the calf-length tweed skirt with a crêpe de chine blouse epitomised the British look.
- Head first to Regent St and Old Bond St for bone china, fine art and antiques, not to mention a bolt of tweed for country attire.
- The chilly night wind hits me hard and I shrink inside that same tweed coat from this morning.
- The participants are middle-aged men in tweed hats that you might expect to see on a British gentleman farmer.
- Its inhabitants are grand old families more likely to be dressed in practical tweed suits than spangly synthetic crop tops.
- Of course, as a librarian she must now rush off and buy lots of Laura Ashley print dresses, cardigans, and tweed suits.
- The cuffs on his shirt were frayed and his omnipresent tweed jacket had patched holes.
- Look at the master tailoring of this fabulous dinner jacket or carefully balanced tweed and learn what it is to dress with distinction.
- Wilfred, now bowed and shrunk, was still smartly dressed in tweed jacket and check shirt.
- In the cobbled backstreets mustachioed old men in tweed jackets and gaiters drive decorated carts at breakneck speeds.
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- So go crazy this fall because flannels, corduroys and tweeds are making a huge comeback.
- What's peculiar is that town-and-country tweeds, sensible handbags and court shoes are exactly the clothes the current generation of middle-aged women derisively rejected - and may never have worn in our lives.
- He was a quiet, mildly alcoholic man in shabby tweeds and a clerical collar.
- Patriotic colours of red, navy and white as well as pastel tweeds were striking.
- Many designers used pinstriped fabrics, tweeds and traditional fair isle patterning on knits for women, all elements borrowed from the boys and traditional masculine tailoring looks.
- Many were in full countryside regalia - corduroy and tweeds, flat caps, hip flasks and sticks - despite having only walked from their expensive 4x4's parked nose-to-tail in the surrounding narrow lanes.
- I see them at the races, with the stout shoes, binoculars, tweeds and hats, or on horseback coming past the house, but I don't really know them.
- And look to menswear-inspired tweeds, checks and herringbone patterns for added panache.
- She was one of those astonishing Victorian women who conquered mountains and crossed scorching deserts corseted in whalebone and steel, sporting smart designer tweeds and improbable hats.
- The fabrics - tactile tweeds, sumptuous velvets, slinky cashmere - only add to the allure.
- They dress smartly - in brand new turbans complemented by tweeds and ties - and they finish off the outfit with a walking stick bought from the Lakkar Bazaar.
- At this point I was spotted by a pro-hunt demonstrator, a stout, middle-aged man dressed in checked tweeds.
- He habitually wore shabby tweeds and a cloth cap of the kind favoured by Cockney barrow boys, also by country squires.
- Believe me when I tell you that a funny feeling creeps over you when you see a handsome man in fine tweeds roll up his sleeves, take out his hunting knife, and set about his strange, bloody butchery high on a mountainside.
- It comes in several sizes and fabrics, including herringbone tweeds and canvas.
- Stunning tweeds of red, lilac and brown were moulded into curvy skirt suits - some with ragged lace underskirts and others held together by large hook-and-eyes.
- Pretty tapestry print silky dresses are worn with sumptuous tweeds, suede, leather and velvet.
- Many tweeds shown on the catwalk had raw fringes and the fabric could be inset with jewel rhinestones.
- One approach is to go for the country look - leather boots, tweeds, twills, cashmere sweaters and maybe even a waxed coat.
- Nostalgia for the refined elegance of the older woman is all the rage in New York at the moment, with glossy magazines featuring models wearing tweeds, wool coats and pearls.
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