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G2B Acronym for "Groom-To-Be"

Gabardine Fabric A tightly-woven fabric with a firm, durable finish, and single diagonal lines on the face. Gabardine is commonly used to make suits, overcoats, trousers, and other garments.

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Ganache A thick, delectable icing made of chocolate and heavy cream. Ganache (from the French word for "jowl") refers to a variety of icing, fillings for pastries, and glazes.

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Georgette Fabric A semi-sheer lightweight fabric similar to crepe, with a soft drape and flow. Georgette fabric is a textile traditionally made from silk, although synthetic fibers, such as polyester are sometimes used as well. The thing that makes georgette fabric distinctive is the crinkly, crepe-like texture, which feels slightly rough and dull, but gives the fabric a bouncy, flowing look.

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Gibson Sleeve Full at the shoulder and fitted at the wrist. (See Leg-of-Mutton Sleeve)

Godet A design feature where an extra piece of fabric in the shape of a circular sector is set into a garment, usually a dress or skirt. The addition of a godet causes the article of clothing in question to flare, thus adding width and volume.

Gorge The seam on a coat, where collar meets lapel.

Grand Cathedral Train The longest and most formal train extends approximately ten feet from waistline.

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Groom's Cake A smaller version of the wedding cake or cake themed to the groom's interests. Usually served at the engagement party or the rehearsal dinner. A groom's cake is a wedding tradition typically associated with the American South. While a wedding cake may often be decorated in white and light in texture and/or color, the groom's cake can take a variety of forms, many incorporating chocolate or fruit.

Groom's Party The groom's party is made up of the members of the wedding party from the groom's side. (Best Man, Groomsmen, etc.)

Groom's Tish The groom's table. This is where the Chatan, his groomsmen, and male family members gather for song and dance before the wedding ceremony. Traditionally, the groom attempts to deliver a learned discourse about that week's Torah portion. However, the assembled throng do everything possible to ensure that the groom's discourse is not delivered.

Groomsman A man who attends the bridegroom at his wedding. Traditionally, the groomsmen protect the groom from anyone trying to steal the bride or interfere with the wedding.

Grosgrain Fabric A closely woven silk or rayon fabric with narrow horizontal ribs; the fabric is often used to make ribbons or trims. Some tuxedo pants incorporate a braided grosgrain stripe down the pant leg.

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Gum Paste This is a sweet icing made from sugar, syrup and gelatin that has supple qualities which enable a layer to be draped over the wedding cake like a fabric. It is then used as the base for other elaborate decorations and designs. (see Fondant)


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