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A woman wearing a wrap skirt

A wrap, in the context of clothing, is a simple skirt-type garment made by wrapping a piece of material round the lower body. Many people of both genders throughout the world wear wraps in everyday life, however, in the West, they are largely worn by women. They are sometimes sewn at the edges to form a tube which keeps the required size. They are secured using a knot, ties, or in modern examples buttons or velcro. [1][2] [3] [4]

Traditional Examples

Modern Examples

  • Beach wraps - In the west, sarongs and towels are sometimes worn as wraps at the beach. [5]
  • Wrap skirts - skirts made in the design or style of a wrap.
  • Wraps are sometimes worn for doing Yoga [6]
  • Weather wraps, wraps designed to be water- and wind-proof. [7]


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