Origin of A-line
Examples from the Web for a-line
It was a short A-line frock that covered her arms, and she paired it with a veil and a floral crown.Natalie Portman Weds in Rodarte; Jil Sander Goes Off The Grid|The Daily Beast|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The dominant silhouette in the collection was an A-line, triangular shape with narrow shoulders and a full skirt.Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye|Robin Givhan|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
descriptive of a dress or skirt flared in shape of a letter "A," 1955, in reference to the designs of Christian Dior (1905-1957).