10 Fashion Terms to Know

It’s time for our monthly installment of ten fashion terms you should know.  In this article I put terms that you should know or are interesting to know. Amulet: Small object believed to possess magical powers–a good-luck charm worm as protection against evil by primitive people and surviving to present time in various forms of […]

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10 Fashion Terms to Know

Leotard- A fitted one-piece knitted garment that is worn around the torso of the body.  Can also cover arms and neck. Mostly used for physical activity.  Maroon- A color that is a dark purple with brown or red tones.  Matelasse- A luxury fabric with an embossed effect.  The front and back of the cloth are […]

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Fashion Terms for July

1. Worsted: A type of yarn that is made up of long wool fibers that are twisted and combed.  It can also be used to describe fabric that is woven or knitted.  The fabric must be made with the long wool fibers which are carded or and combed to take out the small fibers.  Fibers […]

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June Fashion Terms to Know

It’s time for the monthly article I write on Fashion Terms.  Some of these terms as common place others are obscure.  I hope you enjoy a little jaunt into the world of clothing.  Here are ten terms to know this month. Baseball Cap:  A cap that has a dome shaped top.  It can be a […]

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Fashion Terms for May

Agile Manufacturing: Technology that uses modular production rather than the normal piece goods method. Colorway: The variety of two to four choices of color in the same season, for the same print or solid, in each style. Sourcing: The decision process of determining who, what and where of your textile and apparel products manufacture, or […]

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April Fashion Terms to Know

It’s April and time for another installment of Fashion Terms to know.  I try to give definitions to common used and unique fashion items for your enjoyment.  You may think you know the definition but sometimes you may be surprised.  Enjoy! Loom: A machine on which cloth is woven not knitted.  Yarns are raised and […]

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10 Fashion Words to Know

Afternoon Dress: A term used to indicate type of dress suitable for a garden party or afternoon formal tea, includes a hat. Bikini Chain: A belt of fine gold chain worn with bikini and hip exposing pants.  Origin in the 1960’s. Bench Wig: Tightly curled wig with flaps that hang down over the ears.  Often […]

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10 Fashion Terms to Know

So many terms, so little time.  Here is this month’s installment of 10 Fashion Terms to know. Learning different fashion terms not only enables you to discuss fashion on a whole new level, but can give you new clothing ideas and a history lesson to boot.  Enjoy! Aglet:  The plastic or metal tag at the […]

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10 Fashion Terms to know.

It’s time for the monthly installment of ten fashion terms to know. Some of them are obscure, others common knowledge.  The fashion/clothing industry never disappoints and is always evolving.  Thus, making sure I will have endless words to define for you. Basket Handbag- Originally a term used for a bag woven from reed to resemble […]

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10 Fashion Terms To Know

Each month I like to list ten different fashion terms and their meanings.  Sometimes, the terms are historical, some are modern, some are even no longer in use.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.  There are so many things to know! 1. Shirting- A term for any of a number of […]

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