Talking about clothes in Spanish will be easier if you have the vocabulary you need!
Since the Hispanic world is huge and Spanish is the official language in 21 countries, sometimes there are lexical variations.
For example, ‘sneakers’ or ‘running shoes’ are called tenis in Mexico, but zapatillas in Argentina, my country!
But other than those cases, most of the words are the same in both the Americas and Spain.
If you are curious, you can have a look at the specific vocabulary we use for some clothes in Argentina.
Are you ready to learn more clothes vocabulary in Spanish? Let’s go!
Talking about clothes in Spanish
You can practice the following words online or print this list and take it anywhere with you.
I suggest you try to memorize them by creating a meaningful example on your own!
Clothes vocabulary in Spanish
abanico = fan
abrigo = coat
bastón = walking stick
bata = housecoat, dressing gown
blusa = blouse
boina = beret
bolso = bag, purse
botas = boots
bragas, bombacha (ARG) = panties, knickers
bufanda = scarf
calcetines, medias = socks
calzoncillos, calzones = pants, underpants
camisa = shirt
camiseta, playera (MEX), remera (ARG) = t-shirt
camiseta sin mangas, camiseta de tirantes = tank top
camisón = nightgown
cartera, billetera (ARG) = wallet
cartera = handbag, purse
chaleco = waistcoat, vest
chaqueta, campera (ARG) = jacket
cinturón = belt
corbata = tie
corbatín, corbata de moño = bow-tie
corsé, faja = corset
falda, pollera (ARG) = skirt
gorra = cap
guantes = gloves
impermeable, piloto (ARG) = raincoat
jersey de cuello alto, suéter de cuello de tortuga = turtleneck
jersey, sudadera = sweatshirt
mallas, calzas = leggings
medias = stockings
pantalón = trousers, pants
pantalón corto = shorts
pantuflas = slippers
paraguas = umbrella
pijama = pajamas
pulóver, suéter = pullover, sweater
reloj = watch
sombrero = hat
sostén, sujetador, corpiño (ARG) = bra
traje = suit
traje de baño, malla (ARG) = swimsuit, bathing suit
vestido = dress
tenis, zapatillas (ARG) = sneakers, running shoes
zapatos = shoes
And that’s all for today!
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