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It s #FashionFactsFriday and today s term is peignoir , which is the name for the long, sheer or chiffon outer-garment, traditionally worn by ladies over their negligee. To say it is only a light dressing gown diminishes the frivolous beauty of this translucent garment, historically worn by women in the privacy of their boudoir. They take their name from the French word peigner, meaning to comb the hair a reference to the ladies who used to sit at their dressing tables in their chiffons and silks while they brushed their hair. Learn more about key fashion vocabulary in our comprehensive dictionary with definitions and meanings, on businessoffashion.com #FashionAZ #fashion #style #miumiu #cruise19

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