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:

    To write well, to have style ... is to paint. The master faculty of style is therefore the visual memory. If a writer does not see what he describes—countrysides and figures, movements and gestures—how could he have a style, that is originality?
    Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915)

    I concluded that I was skilled, however poorly, at only one thing: marriage. And so I set about the business of selling myself and two children to some unsuspecting man who might think me a desirable second-hand mate, a man of good means and disposition willing to support another man’s children in some semblance of the style to which they were accustomed. My heart was not in the chase, but I was tired and there was no alternative. I could not afford freedom.
    Barbara Howar (b. 1934)

    Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)