People have asked me what is the difference between a Frock and a Dress.
I always understood that the word “frock” was an old fashioned type of name for
a dress as my grandmother always commonly used the term.
That aroused my curiosity so I went into Wiki and found some interesting history on the Frock.
For centuries, dressing fashionably has always been a way for women to show
the world as to who they are and as a very visual way of saying who was who.
Dressing up for any occasion reflects life, society and its culture
during our particular existence along history’s continuum.
Interestingly, the term “Frock” has been used in the Middle English language
as the name for an article of clothing for both men and women.
In Britain and America during the 18th century, the frock
coat was worn by men for hunting or other country pursuits.
Back then, it was a loosely fitting garment with a broad, flat collar,
descending from the traditional working class frock coat.
Today, it has become synonymous as the term for a woman's dress.
In some parts of the world, like In Australia, it is frequently still used this way,
with the phrase "to frock up" meaning to wear a formal dress or gown for a special occasion.
Originally, a frock was a loose, long garment with wide, full sleeves
such as the habit of a monk or priest commonly wore.
"to eject" from the priesthood. The term has been continuously applied
to different types of clothing generally referring to loosely fitting garments.
This Paisley Daisy “All The Leaves are Red Frock”
with its solid colored lavender-pink empire bodice and sweetheart neckline;
its beautifully floral red with mixed colored patterned skirting and; gorgeous optional
flowing scarf and train - all add up to gracefully define its elegant silhouette.
I love the attention to detail that joeylin has so creatively designed into this dress.
Her attention defines both the feeling and the tone of this frock’s sophisticated look.
This dress comes in Red, Blue, Purple and Brown – all of which are
sensational in their rich and individual hues of complimentary colors.
Store: Paisley Daisy
Product: All The Leaves are Red Frock
Collection: Retro Mania
Release: August 2017
Available: Swank Event (Click Here)