FASHION TERMS with ATTE Ayodeji
We sometimes use words we really cannot define. Below are some fashion terms you could come across daily and their meanings.
You can drop your own list in the comment.
A French word, ensemble has been oft-used by fashion designers and you surely must have heard or read it quite often. In fashion terms, ensemble is usually referred to an outfit complete with accessories, jewellery etc. The whole look is called an ensemble.
In fashion terms, monochrome refers to an outfit or look that is only black and white in colour. It can be paired with accessories as well of the same tone.
Peplum This style became quite a rage in the last few years. It refers to a top or dress that has an outward flared or ruffled section around the waistline while the rest of it remains fitted.
There are styles that are not currently in trend but are so good that will become fashionable pretty soon. Fashion-forward also refers to people who have their fashion game right and know what will become a trend in the near future
In fashion, a silhouette is essentially the basic shape or outline of an outfit. Some common silhouettes include A-line, straight, flared, asymmetrical, etc. Wearing the right silhouette according to your body type can work wonders for your frame
There are designer and custom-made clothes, and then there are off-the-rack outfits that refer to clothing that is made in a large number and is readily available in stores. Off-the-rack also means readymade garments that made in standard sizes.
When something is said to be in vogue, it is means it is currently in trend or in style. If you keep up with fashion trends, you are likely to know what’s in vogue for a particular season
Also referred to as the hem of an outfit, the hemline refers to the lower edge of a garment. It is termed long or short depending on its distance from the floor. A dress with a short hemline will expose your legs more while one with a floor-length hemline will barely show your feet.
Have a blessed Saturday!!!