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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My Life With Clothes

Since I am writing more and more about my wardrobe I decided to write a series on my relationship with clothes.  I plan to write about how I related to clothing through the years. How my feelings on clothing changed and what I learned about fashion. I guess I should start at the beginning. I […]

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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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What is a signature look?

You read about it often in fashion magazines, you see it on television or in the newspaper, it’s everywhere.  It’s the “signature look.”  What is a signature look?  Why do you need one?  How do you get one?  What is it? Why do certain people have it while others do not?  What can is signature […]

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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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My Capsule Wardrobe, The Start

So I went through my closet this past weekend.  I picked out a capsule wardrobe.  I combined all seasons together.  So I have long sleeves and sweaters but once I paired down they will be put away for the season. Once I got my separate capsule wardrobe out from my regular clothes I realized not […]

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