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(especially of a woman's garment or a fabric) light and flimsy:‘elegant floaty dresses’
- ‘She's wearing a floaty, pink chiffon dress too, because she's so ‘special’ and ‘beautiful’, and not at all a drama queen!’
- ‘The bride wore a white dress with a corset top and floaty skirt.’
- ‘Gill spent £270 on a floaty cream dress which she wore with a little cream hat: ‘I'd never spent so much on an outfit before.’’
- ‘The entire show was a small preview of what will come next month; a selection Huang promises will include more airy pants, floaty dresses and tailored jackets using the HP Designjet printer.’
- ‘The summer collection has opted for a very pretty look with the accent on floral prints, frills and floaty fabrics in a parade of colour.’
- ‘So look, I think black at a wedding is OK, but a floaty floral dress with strappy shoes, a wide-brimmed beribboned hat and a small fluffy rabbit is better.’
- ‘A wide variety was on show with items such as long colourful floaty dresses and tops, tailored coats, funky knitwear and distressed jackets - all of which I have no doubt will be best sellers.’
- ‘Look for green and peach in denim or cord with chevron stripes and floaty dresses.’
- ‘One of our favourites was a really floaty outfit, a silk print top with matching silk skirt, turquoise silk shirt and silk neck tie, all from the Caramelo collection at Ela Maria.’
- ‘Skin was definitely in, with most of the collection consisting of shorts just skimming the bottom under crop tops or transparent floor-length floaty coats.’
- ‘Teaming a beautiful three-quarter-length floaty dress with a tailored coat means you can splash out on a great hat, but, once you remove it and your coat, you are left with something ravishing to dance in.’
- ‘My body, naturally, is completely different, or enough so that I wear & look beautiful in short floaty white dresses which barely contain my heaving bosoms.’
- ‘Her ‘Vision of Eden’ collection featured plenty of her trademark beading with delicate, floaty dresses dripping with crystals and feathers.’
- ‘Blonde, petite and attractive, Thompson had ditched her usual blue or black power-suit in favour of a pink jacket with matching high heels and a black floaty skirt.’
- ‘The floaty dress made its regular appearance but Pucci cut it sexily onto the body with plunging V-necks and yokes which skirted slimmingly across the hips.’
- ‘For designers, lightness is all important with floaty fabrics.’
- ‘The small collection of tops and skirts, based loosely on 1930s Chinese dresses, is elegant and demure, a long way from boho - the floaty skirts, peasant tops and leather disk belts her sister had us all wearing last summer.’
- ‘That's what DMs, trousers and long floaty skirts are for.’
- ‘Do you want it to smarten up your jeans, go over floaty dresses, or be worn with tailoring?’
- ‘Green and gold made a striking and summery combination, as demonstrated by Jennifer, in her floaty dress by Montage, which she wore with hat and bag from Tiffany and shoes from Shush.’
1An inflatable object on which a person may sit or recline while floating in water:‘she plopped down on a pool floatie’
- 1.1floaties Inflatable armbands for children to wear as a swimming aid:‘the one-year-old girl was in the pool wearing floaties’
- 1.1floaties Inflatable armbands for children to wear as a swimming aid:
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