What is the meaning of the word outwear? Outerwear
is the opposite of innerwear. Yes, that is an amazingly simple
Actually outerwear can be a bit
sneaky. At first thought, it is often considered to be a type of “jacket"
or “coat". However, when we really take a look at the word, it is most
clothing aside from undergarments. In other words,
outerwear is clothing worn outdoors or clothing
designed to be worn outside other garments.
So, outerwear would consist of
most fashion with the exception of underwear,
lingerie, panties, boxer shorts, g-strings,
thongs, boxer briefs, etc. Some clothing gets a bit confusing because
socks are worn under long pants, but if you are wearing shorts they are exposed.
Another example could be a sports bra
which is worn under clothes and sometimes out.
When we think of outerwear, we often think in terms of
Jackets, Coats, Raincoats, Trenchcoats and Overcoats. Actually, below is a
more complete list.
Mino (straw cape)
Again, above is only portion of what can be considered to
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