Kangaroo Pocket- A pocket formed by sewing a piece of cloth over the garment leaving two open ends.
Keyhole Neck- A tear shaped or round cutout that fastens at the front or back neckline
Kimono- A long robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash.
Kitten Heel- A short but narrow heel; less than 2″ with a diameter of no more than 0.4″ (1cm) where it reaches the ground.
Knee-High Boot- The upper portion is closed in the front, back and sides and covers the foot, extending up to the knee or just below the knee.
Louis/Pompadour Heel- A heel that when viewed from the side, the front edge slopes slightly forward toward the ball of the foot, while the rear edge has an hourglass curve similar to a spool.
Maillot- A woman’s one-piece bathing suit
Mandarin Collar- A short, stand-up collar, adopted from the close fitting Asian collar.
Mary Jane- A “Mary Jane” is a shoe very similar to a “pump” with an additional strap running horizontally across the middle of the foot from one side to the other, usually closed with a buckle.
Mermaid- A dress that is close fitting through the bodice, down through the hips and to about the mid or lower calf where the skirt flares out.
Mid-Calf Boot- The upper portion is closed in the front, back, and sides and covers the foot, extending up approximately midway between the ankle bone and the knee.
Mule- The upper portion of a “mule” is cut away at both the back and the sides of the foot. The only portion that remains is the front portion and this may be open or closed.
Notched Collar- A two piece collar that can be worn open.
Off the Shoulder Neck- A neckline that lies gently hovering across the top of the bustling with the shoulders uncovered or able to be seen through the sheer yoke of net or organza attached to a high collar.
Outrè- Something that is overdone, excessive or exaggerated.
Overskirt- A skirt worn over another skirt.
Over-the Knee Boot- The upper portion is closed in the front, back and sides, and covers the foot, extending up the leg just past the knee.