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Fashion Week Kicks off in Colombia
Edited by Raymond Murphy - Diep Hai Yen - Sunday, Jul 31, 2011
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(Reuters) – Lingerie-clad Colombian models made a sizzling start to Medellin's fashion week Colombiamoda 2011 on Tuesday. A century ago, Medellin became a textile and fabric powerhouse but these days it is one of Latin America's fashion centers. Lingerie line Amulette featured lacy sets along with hints of a more subdued modern touch. An added feature of the line: Each of the Lingerie sets come infused in their own trademark scent. Studio F's collection was up next with some comfy streetwear from the popular fashion and accessories brand. The opening beige peasant dress number hanging off the shoulder was followed up with a brown fedora and skinny jeans. Wide belts and large strokes of turquoise dominated the collection - just a glimpse of what is to come before Colombiamoda 2011 comes to an end on July 28.

1. lingerie /ˈlænʒəri/ (n) women's underwear: nội y (ngôn ngữ tại cửa hàng đồ lót)

  • lingerie-clad models: những người mẫu đồ lót
  • lingerie costumes: trang phụ lót
  • maternity lingerie: nội y cho bà bầu
  • Should bikinis and lingerie shows be banned in Vietnam?
    Việt Nam có nên cấm trình diễn bikini và thời trang lót?

2. powerhouse /ˈpaʊəhaʊs/ (n) a group or an organization that has a lot of power: tập đoàn quyền lực, kinh đô (thời trang, mua sắm, sản xuất), lò (đào tạo bóng đá) 

  • a textile and fabric powerhouse: kinh đô sợi, dệt
  • a steel powerhouse: tập đoàn thép hàng đầu thế giới
  • Victoria's Secret lingerie powerhouse: nhãn hiệu nội y hàng đầu Victoria's Secret
  • Football powerhouse: lò đào tạo bóng đá
  • Maths Powerhouse: Viện Toán học

3. sizzling /ˈsɪzlɪŋ/ (adj) very exciting: rất thú vị, rất sôi nỗi, nóng (cả nghĩa đen và nghĩa bóng bóng)

  • to make a sizzling start: có một màn ra mắt nóng bỏng
  • a sizzling hot day: một ngày nóng chảy mỡ

5. accessories /əkˈsesəri/ (n) a thing that you can wear or carry that matches your clothes, for example a belt or a bag: phụ trang, phụ kiện

  • fashion accessories: phụ kiện thời trang
  • to become women's indispensable accessories: trở thành những phụ kiện thông thể thiếu của phụ nữ
  • bridal accessories such as veil, gloves: phụ trang cô dâu như mạn che mặt, tất tay
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