One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
noun & adjective
- ‘Narrow candy stripes distinguish this classic shirt, woven from the finest cotton and tailored for a slim, feminine silhouette.’
- ‘Underneath, cool, relaxed candy-stripe silk shirts given an ultra masculine/feminine take on this season's essential striped shirt or fine lambs wool knitwear pieces are worn.’
- ‘It's allegedly a work-shirt, but has big blue and green candy-stripes on a white background, French cuffs and a collar too loose on me to really wear a tie.’
- ‘He accessorised them with candy-stripe shirts and flip-flops - just the thing to wear when seeing your banker in Goa.’
- ‘For women there are packable silk jerseys and resort pieces and accessories; for men there are candy-stripe shirts, ties in sherbet tints and relatively conservative suits, all with prices that seem reasonable for designer quality.’
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