How Much do You Know About Fashion?
Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap dress started out as a wrap top and skirt. The design went on to make her a household name.
Fashion weeks are held many months in advance of the season to allow people to preview the clothing.
CFDA stands for Council of Fashion Designers of America. It’s a not-for-profit association known to throw some of the biggest events in the fashion world.
A tuxedo jacket with tails has been worn to white-tie events since the mid-1800s. It is sometimes called a claw-hammer or swallow-tail coat.
Pret-a-porter is a French phrase that describes clothing that is sold ready-to-wear, rather than made to measure.
Other types of skirts include the wrap skirt, the sarong, the tulip skirt and the pleated skirt.
The origins of the little black dress can be traced back to Coco Chanel’s 1920s designs. The dress was intended to be versatile, affordable and long-lasting.
Donatella Versace stepped up as the lead designer of her brother, Gianni’s, brand after he was shot and killed outside his Miami mansion.
Haute couture can also mean high fashion; the French word “haute” mean fashionable and high-class.
The Birkin has been manufactured by Hermes since the 1980s and became a symbol of wealth because of its exclusivity.