The blouse, also known as a women’s blouse or shirt blouse, is the feminine form of the classic shirt. The normally white blouse is often decorated with embroidery or ruffles and is mainly worn by women in costumes.
Classification of the blouses category
A blouse is a piece of clothing that is normally only worn by women. It resembles a shirt and is mainly made of cotton or silk.
From elegant to leisure-friendly
It was once attributed to elegant clothing and was worn for showing in public. Today the blouse can also be worn in leisure time because it is light and airy. Often they are decorated with precious stones, embroidery or decorations. There are a variety of different blouses, such as
- the classic white blouse
- long cut blouses
- Blouses with three-quarter sleeves
- summer blouses.
As a collar are mostly
- Lapel collar or
- Stand-up collar
taken, but also
- Spade collar
- Dachshund collar and
- high collar
can be found. Blouses are also often worn with shoulder pads, as they form an optically straight shoulder line and thus visually improve the wearer. The classic is probably the lace blouse, in which high-quality lace is sewn around the collar or button placket.