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(Walking)Cane A men’s formal wear accessory, this type of walking cane is straight and black with white tips on both ends. Traditionally carried when wearing a wedding tuxedo, "white tie and tails," it is accessorized with white gloves and a top hat.

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Calligraphy This is an ornate, highly stylized form of handwriting seen on expensive wedding invitations and other places.

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Candelabra A large, decorative candlestick holder with several "arms" or "branches" for holding candles.

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Candle Lighters The people chosen to light the taper candles before the wedding ceremony. The bride and groom will use these candles to light the unity candle, during the wedding ceremony.

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Cap Sleeves A very short, often rounded sleeve style, which barely covers the tops of the shoulders, and do not extend below armpit level.

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Capelet Sleeve Falls several inches below the elbow in a soft flare.

Capelet Train Flows from back of shoulders.

Cashmere Fabric A highly appreciated dress fabric; cashmere is commonly used in the making of formal sweaters, wraps, and and shawls.

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Cathedral Train A very formal train length, extending approximately 90 inches (7.5 feet) behind the gown, from the back of the waist.

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Cathedral Veil A long, formal veil, typically three and a half yards in length.

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Center Fold Card Center fold is a card with folds on both right and left which fold toward center.

Centerpiece Cake A specialty cake that takes the place of flowers as your table decorations.

Chantilly Lace Fabric A style of lace, known for its outlined patterns and intricate detail; named after the city of Chantilly, France.

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Chapel Train A train that extends approximately 4 feet behind the gown, measured from the back of the waist.

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Chapel Veil A long length veil, typically two and a half yards in length.

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Charmeuse Fabric A lightweight fabric woven with a sativ weave, where the warp threads cross over three or more of the backing (weft) threads. The front side of the fabric has a satin finish - lustrous and reflective - whereas the back has a dull finish. Charmeuse wedding dresses are youthful and sexy, hugging the body and showing off curves.

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Chatan (ha-TAN) Hebrew for groom. In Yiddish, the "Chossen."

Chiffon Fabric A flowing fabric made from silk or rayon that drapes well on the body. Chiffon fabric is delicate, sheer, and transparent with a soft finish. It is often layered because of its transparency, making it practical for bridesmaid dresses and destination wedding dresses.

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Chupah (hoo-PAH) The wedding canopy. Usually made of fabric with four corners attached to poles, this canopy is stretched over the couple.

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Cocktail Length A hemline that lands just above the knees.

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Column Silhouette The column silhouette is a long, narrow, slim-fitting style. (See also: Sheath)

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Comb A decorative headpiece that is held in place with comb teeth. It can be worn alone or with a veil.

Continental Vest A backless vest designed to accommodate varied sizes of men. Available in a wide array of colors and fabric patterns. With the exception of boys sizes and extra large sizes, the vest comes as a "one size fits all." Includes adjustable strapping at the back of the neck for length and across the lower back to adjust waist. Also known as a waistcoat.

Corded Edge A slender length of twilled or twisted fabric creating a subtle raised line, often used as a border or edging pattern on netting.

Cornelli A complicated decorative form of icing used on wedding cakes which resembles lacework.

Corsage A single flower bloom or a small spray of blooms which are attached to a lace and either pinned to the front of a woman's dress or worn at her wrist. At weddings they are usually only worn by female relatives of the bride and groom. Currently, orchids are among the most popular flower choices for corsages.

Cotton Fabric A soft, natural, fabric produced from the vegetable fiber growing around the seed of the cotton plant. Cotton is a popular fabric choice for easy to wear bridesmaid dresses.

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Court Train A court length train extends approximately 3 feet behind the gown, measured from the back of the waist.

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Cowl Neck A style featuring loosely draped fabric around the neck; creating a soft, swinging neckline.

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Cravat A style of men's formal neckwear; a band of fabric or scarf worn around the neck.

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Crepe de Chine Fabric A soft, thin crepe, usually made from silk with a slightly crinkled surface.

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Crepe Fabric A silk, wool, or polyester fabric of a guazy texture, having a crinkled appearance.

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Crinkle Chiffon Fabric A lightweight, gently-textured sheer fabric with a fluid movement.

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Crinoline Chrinoline was originally a stiff fabric with a weft of horse-air and a warp of cotton or linen thread.

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Croquenbouche A specialty wedding cake formed with profiteroles (cream puffs) filled with hazelnut pastry cream, dipped in hot caramel, and placed on top of one another to create a cone shape.

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Crown This traditional headpiece sits atop the head and usually features jeweled or beaded embellishments.

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Crumb Catcher A strapless neckline, featuring pleats, gathering, or ruffling, and standing slightly away from the body (as opposed to lying closely against the body).

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Cufflinks A decorative fastener worn by men or women to fasten the two sides of the cuff on a dress shirt or blouse.

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Cummerbund A broad, pleated waistband, made of satin, and worn in place of a vest or waistcoat.

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Cutaway Classic daytime formal attire that was traditionally worn only for events prior to noon, but is now acceptable up until mid-afternoon. A single button charcoal grey or black coat with a long coachman back. Also known as a morning coat.

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