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Zappos.com - Glossary Terms

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A style of pump featuring one or both sides cut-out.
Décolleté Neckline
is a plunging lowcut neckline.
Demi Boot
A style of boot whose shaft is generally no taller than the anklebone.
Demi Boot
The surface of the watch located under the hands usually containing the numbers and markers.
Distressed Leather
This is another term used for antiqued leather.
Distressed Leather
Dolman Sleeve
is a sleeve with a large armhole and extends from the bodice to a narrow cuff.  Also called a "batwing sleeve."
Drawstring Handbag
Any handbag with a string or cord (rather than a zipper or latch) closure.
Drawstring Neckline
is a neckline that is accented with drawstrings.
The application of polish or gloss to a shoe to maintain its finish and appearance.
A dual layered configuration composed of a moisture-absorbing hydrophilic nylon fiber and a moisture-resisting hydrophobic polyester layer knitted together.
Duffel Bag
An unstructured, spacious bag featuring a top zipper and two handles.  Originally designed for military use.
Durabrush is made of synthetic suede and micro-fiber materials to create a smooth, soft upper.
Duty Shoe
A health care professional or service industry shoe.
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