Author Archives: Cajsa Lilliehook

About Cajsa Lilliehook

The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation infuriated me and inspired me to document the multitude of sexual predators in the Republican "family values" party. The Republican Sexual Predators twitter thread of over 700 GOP predators is the result.

Ballet Neckline

A ballet neckline is wide and rounded and falls below the collarbone – named after the neckline on standard ballet leotards.

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Asymmetric Neckline

An asymmetric neckline is any neckline that looks different on either side of the center front of the top or dress. It can be cut differently or it could be the same, but one side is folded down while the … Continue reading

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Swing Jacket also Swagger Jacket

A swing jacket is a short, flared and easy-fitting jacket, usually part of a suit. Swing/swagger jackets originated in the 1930’s but became most popular in the 1950’s. While, it was originally called a swagger jacket, most people use swing … Continue reading

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Argyle

Argyle is a plaid pattern distinguished by its diamond shape. It has large diamonds and narrow stripes and is often made with bright contrasting colors. It is most common in socks and  sweaters, but contemporary designers look to find new … Continue reading

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Plaids

Plaids are fabrics woven from differently colored fibers that cross each other in order to make patterns. By crossing vertically and diagonally on a loom, colors not only form lines in their own color, but blend to form new colors. … Continue reading

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Profile Hat

  A profile hat is a hat that is worn down one side of the head, making a frame to outline and highlight the open side of the face. Profile hats were most popular in the 40s, but continue to … Continue reading

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Peter Pan Collar

By Cajsa Lilliehook A rounded, turned down collar. It can vary in width from narrow to very wide. It is often made in contrasting fabric, white, black or even with crochet, tatting or other lace.  It is often used to … Continue reading

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New Look

By Cajsa Lilliehook The New Look was introduced by Christian Dior in  his first collection in 1947. It featured clothing using lots of fabric, voluminous skirts. World War II was over and so was fabric rationing and this was a … Continue reading

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Collar Construction

By Cajsa Lilliehook The part of a dress, jacket, coat, shirt or blouse that goes around the neck. It’s usually made of fabric. If it is made of different fabric than the article of clothing, it is often called a … Continue reading

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