A reader guide to cross-cultural fashion

english2english:

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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.

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