bridal wear

"Bridal wear" is a category of clothing. It's the kind of clothing that people wear at weddings.

You use the phrase "___ wear" when speaking or writing about a category of clothing. For example:

Sales of sportswear have fallen by 10% over the last three years.

Here are some categories of clothing that can be described as "___ wear":

  • formal wear / formalwear
  • sportswear
  • bridal wear
  • casual wear

You usually only use "___ wear" when talking about clothing as an industry or a product. It would be strange to comment about a friend or coworker's "casual wear".

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