To get up, get dressed, get undressed

How long does it take you to get dressed? Do you get dressed as soon as you get up?
To put on your clothes/ to take off your clothes
To do up/undo… buttons, a zip, your coat, shirt etc.
To button/unbutton a coat, shirt, (or anything with buttons)
To zip up/unzip
To tie/untie (a knot)
To buckle/unbuckle (a belt, shoes with a buckle – hebilla)
To do up = to tie your shoelaces
Underwear: pants (shorts US – calzoncillos), knickers (panties US), tights (panty hose US), vest (camiseta sin mangas in the UK, chaleco in the US), socks, bra
Stockings (medias) and suspenders (garters US)
High heel(ed) shoes = high heels – tacones
To get dressed up – arreglado/a
To wear clothes
What are you wearing? (now)
What did you wear yesterday? (past)
What do you wear for work (usually – as a habit)

Collar – cuello, cuff – puño, fly – bragueta ‘Your fly is down. Zip it up.’, ‘You’re flying low’, seam – costura, strap – correa, v-neck, inside pocket, sleeveless


Which sock/shoe do you put on first, left or right?
What’s your favourite material? Wool, silk, cotton, linen, leather, synthetic (nylon, polyester)
What’s the last item of clothing you bought? Do you wait for the sales?
What’s your favourite item of clothing?
Do you judge people by their clothes?
Zips or buttons, which do you prefer?
Belts or braces (suspenders US) – tirantes?
How many pairs of shoes have you got?
Boxers or Y-fronts?
What’s the best length for a gentleman’s sock?
Do you think that the clothes we wear reflect what is inside us?

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