Spants, swackets and shooties, oh my! Debenhams forced to add new words to "fashion glossary" to help staff and shoppers


Spants, swackets and shooties, oh my! Debenhams forced to add new words to “fashion glossary” to help staff and shoppers

5:21 PM on 21st September 2011

Debenhams

A pair of skorts, part shorts, part skirts

Cardigown Shacket

A cardigown, (cardigan + dressing gown), left, and shace

New fashion dictionary
Mangrow: Baby grow for menShinos: Short/chinosTrogues: Trainer/broguesJorts: Jean/shortsAthleisure: Clothes to take you from work to gymSpants: Skirt/pantsSwacket: Sweater/jacket
Glittens: Mittens that roll back to reveal gloved fingersPrevious fashion dictionary
Skorts: Skirt/short, shorts with the look of a skirt i.e. culottesMandals: Man/sandals, sandals for men.Mackets: Mac/jacket, a cross between a mac and a jacket.Shoots: Shoe/boots, not quite a shoe nor a boot but something in betweenMeggings: Male/leggings, very tight jersey trousers for men