TypeSimple length of fabric worn as clothing.
Lady in a Fur Wrap.
A woman wearing a wrap skirt.
A woman wearing a wrap skirt.

In the context of clothing, a wrap can refer to a shawl or stole or other fabric wrapped about the upper body, or a simple skirt-type garment made by wrapping a piece of material round the lower body. Many people of all genders throughout the world wear wraps in everyday life, although in the West they are largely worn by women. They are sometimes sewn at the edges to form a tube which keeps the required size. A wrap may be secured by a corner being tucked beneath the wrapped material, by making a knot, or using ties, buttons or velcro.[1]

Types of wrap garments include:

Modern examples

See also