A reader guide to cross-cultural fashion



US button down = UK shirt

US shirt = UK t-shirt/top

US pants = UK trousers

US pantyhose = UK tights (Although americans call the thicker, woolly sort ‘tights’)

US ballet flats = UK pumps

US pumps = UK heels

US sneakers = UK trainers

US sweater = UK jumper

I am a Brit living in the USA.

(And we love you for that. Thanks!)