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ball gown

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  1. ball gownnoun

    the most formal gown; worn to a ball

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  1. Ball gown

    A ball gown, ballgown or gown is a type of evening gown worn to a ball or a formal event. Most versions are cut off the shoulder with a low décolletage, exposed arms, and long bouffant styled skirts. Such gowns are typically worn with an opera-length white gloves and vintage jewelry or couture, stole (a formal shawl in expensive fabric), cape or cloak in lieu of a coat. Where "state decorations" are to be worn, they are on a bow pinned to the chest, and married women wear a tiara if they have one. Although synthetic fabrics are now sometimes used, the most common fabrics are satin, silk, taffeta and velvet with trimmings of lace, pearls, sequins, embroidery, ruffles, ribbons, rosettes and ruching.

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  1. ball gown

    A ball gown is a formal type of women's dress usually worn to a ball or a formal event. It is typically floor-length, made of luxurious fabric such as satin, silk, taffeta, velvet, or lace, and is often adorned with sequins, pearls, or other embellishments. It usually features a fitted bodice and a full skirt, and may be strapless or include a shawl, bolero or other type of cover-up for the shoulders. A ball gown is designed to make a dramatic impression at special occasions or formal events.

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  1. Ball gown

    A ball gown is the most formal female attire for social occasions. It is traditionally a full-skirted gown reaching the floor, made of luxurious fabric, delicately and exotically trimmed. Most versions are cut off the shoulder with decollete necklines. Such gowns are typically worn with a stole, cape or cloak in lieu of a coat, "good" jewellery and opera-length gloves. Standard accessories are dancing shoes and a clutch style evening bag. Where "state decorations" are to be worn, they are on a bow pinned to the chest, and married women wear a tiara if they have one. The ball gown shape has changed little since the mid-19th century. Although artificial fabrics are now sometimes used, the most common fabrics are satin, silk, taffeta and velvet with trimmings of lace, pearls, sequins, embroidery, ruffles and ruching.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball gown in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball gown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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