Thursday, July 2, 2009


The term wraparound refers to a style whereby clothing is fastened by wraping around the body rather than by the use of buttons or other fastenings. It can be used in dresses,skirts or tops.
The wraparound skirt is a 20th-century style which originated with SARONG.The skirt section, made of a rectangular piece of fabric,is wrapped once around the body,the front panel overlapping to fasten at the waist.


photo: wraparound skirt

The wraparound tops were especially popular in the early 1980s as part of the vogue for exercise wear.In general,wraparound garments are popular for casual wear, beach attire, and in ankle length versions for eveningwear.

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