Fashion Styles Fashion Design, Textiles & Merchandising
Fashion • Is the particular style that is popular at a given time. • Usually refers to clothes but may include hairstyles, home decorations or even foods • Ex: Skinny jeans, shabby chic, yogurt
Style • Refers to the characteristics that distinguish one particular item of clothing from another • Ex: Necklines • Scoop • V-neck • Boat neck • Crew
Classic • A classic style is one that stays in fashion for a long time • These are usually more simple and less innovative • Ex: Navy blue blazer, blue jeans, ???
Fad • A fashion that is very popular for only a short time is called a fad • Ex: color, accessories • Platform shoes, bellbottoms • Usually less expensive • Often popular with teens