Babydoll: A Spaghetti strapped bra or top that is surrounded by sheer material. The top is usually accompanied by panties.
Body Stocking: A fitted body suit that is made out of nylon.
Boning: The firm inner wire that serves aesthetic purposes or support.
Boy Short: Underwear that reasemble men's underwear or very small shorts.
Bra: a article of clothing that is meant to support the breasts. The bra replaced the corset in the early 1900's.
Bustier: A fitted top that is usually worn with garter beltsTop
Cami: a undergarment for women that can be worn under a suit jacket
Camisole: This is a loose fitting top that covers the top half of the body. It can be worn as a undergarment or as a shirt under a suit jacket.
Chenille: Either can be found in yarn form or fabric but is made out of cotton, silk, rayon, or soft wool. The material itself Is made from the pile that is placed between two core yarns.
Charmeuse: a soft fabric resembling silk.
Chemise: A dress that hangs down from the shoulders which gives the figure a congruent shape.
Chiffon: a light sheer fabric usually made out of silk
Chopper Bar: a piece of lace structured on an outfit.
Cincher: a top that constricts and structures the waist.
Corset: A shirt that is form fitting to mold the body into a desired shape. This was the precursor to the bra.Top
Demi Bra or Demi Cup: A bra that is cut just above the nipple region. This type of bra is known as a half bra and is made to be worn under low cut shirts.
Denier: the Unit that describes how thick the silk, nylon, or rayon yarn is.Top
Faux: Not Real, Fake.
Feather: often used for decoration on lingerie
Fishnet: A mesh like fabric usually found in stockings or shirts.
French Net: A meshed material that is knotted together at certain intervals.Top
G-String: Women's underwear that has a string in the back.
Garterbelt: A belt that goes around the waste that is used to support stockings.Top
Hosiery: Is the term that refers to stockings that are worn on the legs and feet.Top
Jacquard: a fabric with integrated varied patternTop
Kimono: A long robe traditionally with wide sleeves and worn with a broad sash.Top
Lame: Various fibers sometimes intertwined with tinsel filing threads.
Lurex: Metallic Yarn or thread that is trademarked.
Lycra: A stretchy synthetic fiber used for making body clinching outfits.Top
Marabou: A soft feathery material used to trim clothing or undergarments.
Mesh: A material with even spaces.Top
Netting: A meshed fabric that resembles a net, which is used to encase.Top
Padded Push-Up: This type of bra is intended to give extra cleavage through the extra padding inside the bra.
Panties: Undergarments that are known as underwear that are usually tight fitting for women.
Patent Leather: A leather material with a glossy finish
Peignoir: A shapeless fitting gown.
Penne Velvet: Heavy silk or rayon satin with a high waxy finish.
Poly: A polymerized plastic which can be integrated into clothing or used in fabrics.
Princess Line Seaming: The inside piece of cloth hemmed inside of a skirt usually designed to be close fitting.
Push Up Bra: This bra is designed to give cleavage by extra padding at the bottom of the cups of the bra.Top
Regency: Resembling in style to the Period 1811-20 in reference to George IV's Regency to the Prince of Wales.
Ribbed: Vertical lines inside of a garment sometimes filled with boning to give a more structured look.Top
Sarong: A large piece of fabric used to tie around the waist while wearing a bathing suit.
Satinella: A fabric that is considered faux silk because of its silk-like characteristics.
Shelf Bra: This bra is cut shape wise straight cross and is just covering the nipple. The bra is structured through under wire to give a upward lift to the breasts.
Sling: Straps on each side of the material.
Spandex: Stretchy fabric that is added to clothing to give comfort.
Surplice: Loose fittingTop
Tap Pants: The female boxer short usually known as pajama shorts.
Teddiette: A strapless body suit worn with garter belt and stockings.
Teddy: A One piece bathing suit garment with no garters.
Thong: Similar to the g-string this type of underwear has band of fabric in the back.Top
Underwire: A wire that is place underneath the cups of the bra for added support.
Underwire Bra: The underwire is there to create structure and extra needed support.Top