Style

Style may refer to:

  • Style (fiction), an aspect of literary composition
  • Style (visual arts), in art and painting, either the aesthetic values followed in choosing what to paint (and how) or to the physical techniques employed
  • Architectural style
  • Design, the process of creating something
  • Fashion, a prevailing mode of expression, e.g., clothing
  • Format, various terms that refer to the style of different things
  • Genre, a loose set of criteria for a category or composition
  • Human physical appearance
  • Hairstyle

Style, in specific fields, may also refer to:

  • In typeface, one of the three traditional design features along with size and weight
  • Style (botany), a stalk structure in female flower parts
  • Style (manner of address), titles or honorifics, including Chinese courtesy names

Read more about Style:  Music, Film and Television, Literature, Linguistics, and Rhetoric, Other Uses

Famous quotes containing the word style:

    Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one’s own, it is always twenty times better.
    Margaret Oliphant (1828–1897)

    Where there is no style, there is in effect no point of view. There is, essentially, no anger, no conviction, no self. Style is opinion, hung washing, the calibre of a bullet, teething beads.... One’s style holds one, thankfully, at bay from the enemies of it but not from the stupid crucifixions by those who must willfully misunderstand it.
    Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)

    The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
    Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)