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Clothing & Color Vocabulary in English: Discover How to Describe Your Wardrobe and Accessories!

    In today’s article, we will learn about clothes and colours in the English language. Learning colours and clothes is very useful for you when you are describing yourself (what you are wearing) and also to describe everything you see around you, in this case people and even objects and places!

    Let’s have  a look and see what are the major colours used in English!

    • Red
    • Black
    • White
    • Pink
    • Yellow
    • Green
    • Blue
    • Brown
    • Purple

    As we have mentioned before, colours are usually associated with clothes. Here you can find some of the most important names of clothes in English.

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    Here’s a description of those clothing items in English:

    • Dress: A garment worn by women or girls that covers the body and extends down over the legs.
    • Handbag: A small bag used to carry personal items, typically carried by women.
    • Pyjama top: The upper part of a set of clothing worn for sleeping, usually made of soft, comfortable fabric.
    • Pyjama bottoms or Trousers: The lower part of a set of clothing worn for sleeping, often in the form of loose-fitting pants.
    • Slippers: Comfortable, lightweight footwear usually worn indoors.
    • Blouse: A loose-fitting garment typically worn by women, often made of lightweight fabric and worn with a skirt or trousers.
    • Shorts: Garments that cover the pelvic area and part or all of the legs, but do not extend below the knee.
    • Hat: A head covering worn for various purposes, including protection from the weather, fashion, or ceremonial reasons.
    • Trousers: Garments covering the body from the waist to the ankles, typically with a separate section for each leg.
    • Pullover or Sweater: A knitted garment worn on the upper body, typically with long sleeves, that is pulled over the head.
    • Hairband: A flexible band worn around the head to keep the hair away from the face or eyes.
    • Jeans: Pants made of denim fabric, typically featuring pockets and seams.
    • Shirt: A garment for the upper body, typically with a collar, sleeves, and buttons down the front.
    • Cap: A close-fitting head covering with a brim, typically worn outdoors.
    • Jacket: A short coat, typically with long sleeves and a front opening, worn outdoors.
    • Hoodie: A sweatshirt with a hood attached, often featuring a drawstring for tightening the hood.
    • Leggings: Tight-fitting stretch pants, typically worn by women and girls.
    • Shoe: A covering for the foot, typically made of leather, fabric, or rubber, with a sturdy sole.
    • Towel: A piece of absorbent fabric used for drying or wiping the body or objects.
    • Round neck Blouse or Top: A blouse or top with a circular neckline, typically worn by women.
    • Coat: A long outer garment worn to keep warm or dry, typically with sleeves and a fastening down the front.
    • Boot: A sturdy item of footwear covering the foot and ankle, often extending up the leg.
    • Pyjama or Nightwear: Clothing worn for sleeping or lounging around the house, typically consisting of a top and bottoms.

    Great! we have reached the end of this lesson. Colours and clothes are very important and they give you the possibility to learn more about the lexis of the English language and be more confident! In the next lesson, speaking of being more confident, you will learn the articles (The, A, An) in English. Bye!

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