The following terms and definitions are defined with respect to their use and with respect to latest Modeling and model agencies. All the definitions listed here are written by me, unless other credit is specified. Not everyone will agree with my definitions.

Models Glossary Terms

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  • Wader

    it is a high waterproof boots or a one-piece waterproof garment typically consisting of pants with attached boots that are used for wading, as when fishing

  • Wadmal

    a crude uneven woolen fabric formerly used in the British Isles and Scandinavia for defensive coverings and warm clothing.

  • Wafflestomper

    it is a hiking boot with a lug sole.

  • Waist

    it is a garment or part of a garment wrapper the body from the neck to the waistline or just below; bodice; blouse

  • Waistcoat

    it is an ornamental garment worn out under a doublet

  • Wedge

    it is a shoe having a heel extending from the back of the shoe to the front of the trunk and a tread shaped by an conservatory of the sole

  • Weft knit

    it is a knit fabric shaped in machine or hand knitting with the yarns running crosswise or in a circle.

  • Wellington

    it is a leather boot having a loose top with the front typically coming above the knee

  • Wet suit

    it is a close-fitting suit made of fabric, as sponge rubber, that traps a slim layer of water beside the body to keep body heat and that is worn, as by a skin diver, particularly in cold water.

  • Whipcord

    it is a cloth that is made of hard-twisted yarns and has fine slanting cords or ribs.

  • Wife-beater

    it is a cotton-ribbed sleeveless undershirts

  • Wiglet

    it is a small wig used particularly to enhance a hairstyle

  • Wimple

    a cloth wrapper worn over the head and about the neck and chin specially by women in the late medieval period and by some nuns.