Fashion terminology

Topics: Fashion, Haute couture, Fashion design Pages: 128 (29204 words) Published: September 24, 2013
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B.Sc. COSTUME DESIGN AND FASHION
FASHION DESIGNING AND SEWING TECHNOLOGY
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CONTENTS

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TITLE OF THE LESSON

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PRINCIPLES OF FASHION
FASHION PRODUCERS
FASHION DESIGNING & ACCESSORIES
PRINCIPLES OF DESIGNING
COLOUR
COLOUR HORMONIES & APPLICATION
DRESS DESIGNING
SEWING MACHINES
SPECIAL MACHINES
SEWING MACHINE ATTACHMRNTS
SEWING MACHINE CARE AND MAINTENANCE
STITCHING MECHANISM
FEEDING MECHANISM
SPREADING
CUTTING
MARKING
PRESSING
SEWING FEDERAL STANDARDS FOR SEAM
SEWING FEDERAL STANDARDS FOR STITCH
SEWING THREAD

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UNIT – I
LESSON – 1: PRINCIPLES OF FASHION
CONTENTS
1.0
1.1

AIM AND OBJECTIVES
INTRODUCTION

1.2

FASHION
1.2.1 Fashion design terms
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Areas of fashion
Fashion flow chart

1.2.4 Fashion in Cloths
CLASSIFICATION OF FASHION
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Style

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Basic or classics

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Fad
Fashion Forecasting

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Trends

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CHIC

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COSTUME MADE
COLLECTION

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MANNEQUINS

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FASHION SHOWS:
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Formal fashion shows
Designer trunk shows

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Department fashion shows

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Informal fashion shows

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FASHION CYCLES
1.9.1 Length of cycles

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LET US SUM UP

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LESSON END ACTIVITIES

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POINTS FOR DISCUSSION
REFERANCES

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1.0 AIM AND OBJECTIVES
The aim of this lesson is to give better knowledge to students about the field of fashion & related terms and fashion cycles.
Ø Here we discussed all the area of fashion field which includes terms of fashion, fashion sources and fashion cycle.
Ø In fashion cycle point of view, it deals the principles of fashion, peak, decline, length of fashion cycle
Ø Fashion show and its type, fashion forecasting and classification of fashion will give idea about fashion.
1.1 INTRODUCTION
Fashion in the narrow sense of the world means the changing form of clothing. These originate from peoples need to be adorned and admired nut also allow the opportunity to enhance personal style or indicate a position in society. Fashion is not the only consideration in developing a garment for a market. The overall appearance (style) as well as the utility value (fitness for purpose, aftercare) also have.

Here we studied about introductory concept of fashion, fashion terms and fashion forecasting. In this lesion we will go through another important function of fashion cycle, classification of fashion and fashion shows.

1.2 FASHION
Fashion is a term that usually applies to a prevailing mode of expression, but quite often applies to a personal mode of expression that may or may not apply to all. Inherent in the term is the idea that the mode will change more quickly than the culture as a whole. The terms "fashionable" and "unfashionable" are employed to describe whether someone or something fits in with the current popular mode of expression. The term "fashion" is frequently used in a positive sense, as a synonym for glamour and style. In this sense, fashions are a sort of communal art, through which a culture examines its notions of beauty and goodness. 1.2.1 FASHION DESIGN TERMS

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A fashion designer conceives garment combinations of line, proportion, color, and texture. He or she may or may not know how to sew or make patterns. Formal training is always essential, yet most fashion designers are formally...
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