knitwear knitwear  /ˈnɪ ˌtwɛr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) knitted clothing

Usage(s):

  1. The future is bright for knitwear designer Louise Goldin who seemed to be channeling space-aged amazons in her second show.
  2. Whenever Lorelei appears onscreen, undulating in second-skin, cleavage-proud knitwear or the sheerest orange chiffon, all heads turn, salivate and explode.
  3. I had been sent to a textile factory, where I worked weaving knitwear.

News

  1. Sassy Knitwear ‘Upcycles’ Old Fashions Into New Creations

    Fashion trends come and go. But now many formerly-beloved shirts and dresses are getting a new life. It's an increasingly popular trend called "upcycling." They use those previous items to create new ones. Watch the video above to see WCCO photojournalist Joe Mears' journey to a local shop called Sassy Knitwear in Minneapolis, where dressing "sassy" means dressing responsibly.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

  2. Lacoste: The Crocodile Turns 80

    For most of us, Lacoste is the ultimate in French prep—crisp polo shirts in poppy hues, classic casual dresses and fantastic chic knitwear. In celebration of their 80th anniversary, the brand and the signature crocodile was re-imagined by the top French luxury brands—like Hermes and Goyard—creating truly one-of-a-kind pieces that are on display in Paris. Clockwise from top: Eclairs, brooches ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "It was a very strong show, very diversified," said Menkes, who was this year's top celebrity guest and received an honorary doctorate from the university. "The knitwear designers are ace, exceptional, first class. The collaborations worked...
    on May 14, 2010 By: Suzy Menkes Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Justifying the central grant to garment exporters in his home state, Maran said, "Tirupur alone contributes Rs 13,000 crore in the export basket of knitwear from the country. In fact, we would like exports of Tirupur to go to Rs 30,000 crore over...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Dayanidhi Maran Source: Business Standard

  3. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the fair, Hasina said, "I hope the 5th exposition of the knitwear items will pave the way for broader exhibition of stylish and standard Bangladesh knitwear."
    on Nov 2, 2009 By: Sheikh Hasina Source: Xinhua

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