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Function of clothes

Express peronality, protection from weather, modesty, identification, to flatter, for safety

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Guidelines for buying clothes

Function, care, fit, cost, style, durability

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What are accessories

Extra items worn to complete or change look of clothes worn

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Why are accessories worn

To complete the outfit, create and interesting look, change look of outfit, express taste or style, can be functional

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Properties of clothing fabric

Modern lifestyle and activities require clothes with a range of desirable properties

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Fashion

It is wearing the latest style of clothes or hairstyle, it also associated with music, food, cars, technology, hobbies and architecture

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Fashion trend

It is a fashion change that lasts a long time

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Fashion fad

A fashion change that doesn't last long, it is usually a simple idea

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Influences on fashion trends

Famous people
Historical events
The media
The fashion industry
Street fashion

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Celebrities influence fashion how?

Stars, pop stars, sports stars and designers are trendsetters or fashion leaders

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How historical events influence fashion

In world wars womens clothes became suitable for working in factories new fibres like nylon developed

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How the media influence fashion

It promotes particular styles in magazines and tv and becomes popular

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How the fashion industry influences fashion

Promotes new styles and colours every season previous seasons are out of style,

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How street fashion influences fashion

An influence on fashion when everyday clothes becomes fashionable e.g dancewear, denim, sportswear

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Couturier

Fashion designer they show their collections twice a year in fashion capitals like Milan, Paris, London, New York. These designs set the trends for the next season

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Haute couture

Original and very expensive clothes made by fashion designers for individual people

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Prêt-à-porter

A designers ready to wear collection good quality ready made clothes cheaper and more available than haute couture

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Off- the-peg clothing

Clothes seen in shops that are more affordable for the general population they are made by cheaper fabrics and a faster production methods

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Designing an outfit

Occasion Size
Comfort Design
Cost of outfit
Fashion
Colour

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Vertical lines

Add height and make a person look slimmer

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Horizontal lines

Makes a person look broader

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Curved lines

Like uneven hems give a soft look to clothes

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Diagonal lines

Are dramatic and striking