calfskin calfskin

Definition(s):

  • (n) fine leather from the skin of a calf

Usage(s):

  1. There are dresses of wispy silk and tough denims, terry-cloth shirts, and shorts in everything from calfskin to velvet.
  2. In Chicago, an anonymous cinemagnate laid down $200 in a shoe store, walked out in a pair of calfskin shoes with a gold slug in each heel, gold eyelets, gold-tipped laces.
  3. The collection, in black calfskin or the label's signature-logo canvas, hits Dior Homme boutiques in June.

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  • Wish List: Reed Krakoff’s Feather and Mesh Heels

    With their blush mesh and thin silver and black straps, Reed Krakoff's heels seem mixed-media art: naturalism (nude feathers), futurism (silver patent leather, mesh), and calfskin classicism meet to make the perfect statement shoe. We see them as a look in and of themselves, worn with a black dress offsetting ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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