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Definition of "guipure" [gui•pure]

  • A coarse large-patterned lace without a net ground. (noun)
  • See gimp1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "guipure" in a sentence
  • "At Proenza Schouler, a hot lava stripe ran across a guipure lace T-shirt, and at Alexander McQueen, Sarah Burton crafted a dress covered with feathers painted to resemble monarch butterflies."
  • "And at Louis Vuitton, designer Marc Jacobs showed revealing sultan pants and long skirts in black guipure lace coyly woven with the house's initials."
  • "Getty Images Marc Jacobs used Swiss-made 'guipure' lace in this dress, which will retail for $4,200 this fall."