Corduroy: Why Women Hate the Fabric of the Moment

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Corduroy: Why Women Hate the Fabric of the Moment

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Why We Hate It

I have never been a fan of wide-wale corduroy, that thickly ribbed version of the velvety napped fabric that is currently in full comeback mode. The term itself is a turnoff: I generally avoid wearing anything described as “wide,” wary that my body might appear to widen in said garment. And ‘wale’—while spelled differently than the word for the gargantuan aquatic creature—contributes to my concerns.

But designer Rachel Comey pushed aside my pudgy-girl fallacies. “If you try to make it body-con, corduroy isn’t…

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