precollection

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ collection

Noun[edit]

precollection (plural precollections)

  1. A fashion collection made available shortly before the usual season for such garments.
    • 2008 March 6, Guy Trebay, “Fashion Sees Its Shadow”, New York Times:
      “The demands on everyone are constantly growing,” Mr. Gaubert said, referring not just to the twice-yearly ready-to-wear collections, but also to the couture presentations some labels produce, as well as precollections and resort collections and —— ka-ching!