Fashion is a general term for a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing or furniture. "Fashion" refers to a distinctive; however, often-habitual trend in a look and dress up of a person, as well as to prevailing styles in behavior. "Fashion" usually is the newest creations made by designers and are bought by only a few number of people; however, often those "fashions" are translated into more established trends. The more technical term, "costume," has become so linked in the public eye with the term "fashion" that the more general term "costume" has in popular use mostly been relegated to special senses like fancy dress or masquerade wear, while the term "fashion" means clothing generally, and the study of it. For a broad cross-cultural look at clothing and its place in society, refer to the entries for clothing, costume, and fabrics. The remainder of this article deals with clothing fashions in the Western world.
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... People across social layers can now be seen wearing casual collars, purely for fashion ... Collars used for fashion are worn by both men and women, and made from various materials such as soft leather, cotton, neoprene, nylon etc ... more often bright and friendly in the design, looking like described in the fashion section above, and though it may also mean they are into BDSM, or have another ...
... End of Fashion is the debut album by Australian power pop band End of Fashion ... musicians on the album include Hugh Jennings (a former bassist for End of Fashion), Katy Steele of Little Birdy, and producer Dennis Herring ...
... Within the fashion industry, intellectual property is not enforced as it is within the film industry and music industry ... at Creative Business House ( organization specializing in fashion and trademarking), mentions in a fashion seminar held in LA that "Copyright law regarding clothing is a ... from others' designs contributes to the fashion industry's ability to establish clothing trends ...
... The college produced some of the worlds' leading fashion designers, such as Jimmy Choo and Patrick Cox ... was absorbed into the London College of Fashion in 2000 ... are still titled "Cordwainer's at London College of Fashion" ...
... In September 2010, Karimova presented her fashion line "Guli", featuring Uzbek fabrics and designs based on the traditional Uzbek long coat, at New York′s Fashion Week ... In September 2011, Karimova′s planned spring 2012 fashion show at New York’s Fashion Week was banned after Human Rights Watch and other organizations had drawn attention to ... However the fashion show was eventually held in New York, with the location changed to Cipriani ...
More definitions of "fashion":
- (verb): Make out of components (often in an improvising manner).
- (noun): How something is done or how it happens.
Example: "In an abrasive fashion"
Synonyms: manner, mode, style, way
- (noun): The latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior.
Famous quotes containing the word fashion:
“Art and science coincide insofar as both aim to improve the lives of men and women. The latter normally concerns itself with profit, the former with pleasure. In the coming age, art will fashion our entertainment out of new means of productivity in ways that will simultaneously enhance our profit and maximize our pleasure.”
—Bertolt Brecht (18981956)
“Just because you live in LA it doesnt mean you have to dress that way.”
—Advertising billboard campaign in Los Angeles, mounted by New York fashion house Charivari.
“He who goes against the fashion is himself its slave.”
—Logan Pearsall Smith (18651946)