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A hemline on a skirt or dress formed by panels of fabric which fall in points resembling the corners of a handkerchief.‘a handkerchief hem pulls the focus away from the hips and thighs, elongating the bottom half of the body’
- ‘She wore a black dress with spaghetti straps and a handkerchief hem.’
- ‘Long skirts with a handkerchief hem work well for tall, pear shaped women.’
- ‘We'll see everything from cheeky handkerchief hems to classic A-line shapes, funky asymmetrical hemlines, sexy slit dresses, and even elegant ballerina skirts.’
- ‘Balancing out the structured pieces are airy dresses with handkerchief hems in solids or radical colored prints.’
- ‘The brand once famous for its chenille ruffles and handkerchief hems has had a sharp new makeover.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.