Fashion week is here!
Milan Fashion Week 2018 means that the city is full of models, designers and celebrities. Everybody’s talking about fashion, both positively and negatively, and with all these foreign people visiting the city during the week there’s even more English being spoken than usual!
If you want to join in the conversations though, you’ll need to know some fashion-specific vocabulary to help you sound like a true expert!
- Catwalk/Runway [noun]
The long, narrow stage that models walk along in a fashion show.
- Pattern [noun]
Any regularly repeated arrangement, especially a design made from repeated lines, shapes, or colours on a surface.
- Mannequin [noun]
A large model of a human being, used to show clothes.
- Accessories [noun]
Something added to clothing that has a useful or decorative purpose. e.g. She wore a green suit with matching accessories (shoes, hat, bag, etc.).
- Baggy [adjective]
Something that hangs loosely because it’s too big or has been stretched. Opposite = tight.
- Pose [verb]
To move into and stay in a particular position, in order to be photographed or painted.
- Must-have [noun]
A must-have product is a fashionable one that a lot of people want to own.
- Tweed [noun]
A thick material made from wool of several different colours. e.g. A tweed jacket.
OK? Get them? Now practice using them in sentences, and then try our quiz (below) to check that you’re perfect!
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