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Friday, December 16, 2011

A Dedicated Follower of Fashion?

Fashion
Haute
-High fashion
-Colors: Unusual and rare
-Lies: Layered, fitted to suit
-Textures: Unusual, rare materials
-Needs: Custom-made, designer's originals, pricey
-Effects: 1 of a kind, leader, unique, tres chic
-Favorite accessory: coordinated matching and custom made pieces
Elegant
-Expensive designer's reproduction
-Colors:Unusual, muted, solid colors(gray, black, white)
-Lines: Well fitted(Chanel type)
-Textures: Fine fabrics, expensive materials
-Needs: semi custom made, altered to fit
-Effects: Very refined, status and executive looking
-Favorite accessory: gold and diamond accessories
Dramatic
-Theatrical, glamorous, glitzy
-Colors: Strong, vivid, (black is good)
-Lines: severe, sharp, asymmetrical
-Textures: Rare and trendy
-Needs: custom made, altered to fit
-Effects: confident, chic, sexy, catchy
-Favorite accessory: Bold statement, usually metallic, such as gold, silver, or bronzes
Classic
-Town & country, emphasis of business/corporate look
-Colors: Beige, navy, red, blue and black
-Lines: simple and traditional
-Textures: Durable, natural fibers
-Needs: Timeless appeal year after year
-Effects: Typcal leader, conservative, practical
-Favorite accessory: traditional, conservative shapes
-Good example: Chanel
Conservative
-Feminine/demure
-Colors: pastels, soft colors, soft blends, soft rainbows
-Lines: simple flows, rounded curves and semi fittted
-Textures: Light, flowing, lace, old fashioned, small print
-Needs: Gentle, delicate, price not a problem
-Effects: Fragile, soft, charming, innocent, very feminine
-Favorite accessory: simple real gold and diamonds
Western
-Country
-Colors: earth tones
-Lines: durable, simple, easy
-Textures: natural fibers, denim, thick and old fashioned
-Needs: durability, mobility, price no problem
-Effects: tough, strong
-Favorite accessory: leather boots, water resistant watch, thick belt
Casual
-Feeling at home
-Colors: Any
-Lines: unstructured, simple, easy
-Textures: popular(synthetic, natural, etc)
-Needs: easy care, comfortable
-Effects: easy going, athletic, simple
-Favorite accessory: cloth bag, disposables
Grunge
-Made popular during the early 90s.
-Colors: Any
-Lines: unusual, exaggerated
-Textures: popular(synthetic, natural), knits
-Needs: easy pieces, sometimes wildly and unusually inexpensive
-Effects: Youthful, confident, most designs die quickly
-Favorite accessory: all kinds
Futuristic
-Star Trek like
-Colors: strong metallics(gold, silver)
-Lines: angular, sharp
-Textures: Hard, bold, round, square
-Needs: bold statement
-Effects: impractical to present times
-Favorite accessory: bold geometric designs(earrings, rings, bags)
Vintage
-Refers to new or 2nd hand clothing from previous eras
-Colors: soft colors, light colors, summery colors
-Lines: soft lines
-Textures: satin, lace, silk, velvet
-Needs: to feel beautiful
-Effects: beauty, elegant
-Fave Accessory: simple gold and silver
Goth 
-Characterized by horror movies, black, metal studs, etc. Basically looks like you're going to a Victorian funeral
-Colors: black EVERYTHING!
-Lines: straight, jagged
-Textures: fishnet, lace, leather, metal, silver, steel, velvet,
-Needs: fashionable
-Effects: Neo-Victorian fashion, dark makeup and clothing, dark hair with equally dark highlights, looks like funeral clothes, deathly pale skintones, macabre items/religious(crosses, skulls, pentacles, rosaries, bone earrings, etc)
-Fave Accessory: macabre/religious items(bone earrings, rosaries, ankhs, metal studs, spiked dog collars, gauges in ears, deathly pallor, messy black hair, stove pipe hats, leather clothes, black makeup, thigh high leather boots or just leather boots in general, fishnet stockings
Preppy
-College, Ivy League University-like look
-Colors: earth colors, cool colors
-Lines: straight
-Textures: none
-Needs: special care for sweaters
-Effects: Argyle sweaters, chinos, madras, button down Oxford cloth shirts, boat shoes
-Fave Accessory:
-Ex: Polo, Ralph Lauren
Emo
-Japanese pop looking
-Colors: bright, neon, blue, pink, red, bleached blonde
-Lines: none
-Textures: denim, leather
-Needs: bold statement
-Effects: fan of rock music
-Fave Accessory: studded belts, black wristbands, thick black horn-rimmed glasses

Hippie
-Inspired by the nature loving 'beatniks' of the 1960s
-Colors: earth tones, any
-Lines: none
-Textures: denim, corduroy, suede, leather
-Needs: none
-Effects: for retro loving types
-Fave accesories: peace medallion, bellbottoms, flip flops, granny glasses, headbands, flowers in hair

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  1. Thanks for your awesome comments on my blog. :D

    -James

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