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Fashion Show Background Vocabulary

Fashion Show Background Vocabulary. Chapter 2. Apparel Mart. Wholesale centers located in major cities throughout the United States leasing space to manufacturers. Bridge. Less expensive alternative to designer fashions. Consumer Show. Show presented to the consumer. Contemporary.

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Fashion Show Background Vocabulary

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  1. Fashion Show Background Vocabulary Chapter 2

  2. Apparel Mart • Wholesale centers located in major cities throughout the United States leasing space to manufacturers

  3. Bridge • Less expensive alternative to designer fashions

  4. Consumer Show • Show presented to the consumer

  5. Contemporary • Fashion forward apparel category at a price-point between bridge and budget

  6. Cooperative Fashion Show • Retailer and manufacturer show in which both parties share expenses

  7. Designer • Creator of original apparel designs and the ready-to-wear apparel category with the highest price-points

  8. Fashion Trend Show • Show produced to introduce consumers to latest trends in silhouettes, fabrics, colors, and themes of new seasonal merchandise

  9. Fashion Week • Designated time when many designer collections are brought together and shown as a series of fashion shows

  10. Formal Runway Show • Conventional presentation of fashion similar to a parade, featuring a series of models who walk or dance on a runway in a sequential manner

  11. Haute Couture • French high fashion industry featuring clothing produced from a client’s made-to-order measurements

  12. Informal Fashion Show • Casual presentation of garments and accessories

  13. In-Store Training Fashion Show • Fashion show presented to train store personnel coinciding with fashion trend shows

  14. Junior • Styles appropriate to the younger figure

  15. Magazine Tie-In Show • Cooperative fashion shows between major fashion publications and individual retailers

  16. Mannequin Modeling • Modeling in a store window or on a display platform by live models who strike similar poses to the stationary display props for which they have been named

  17. Market Calendar • Published dates of trade shows known as market weeks

  18. Market Week • Time designated for producers of a specific category of merchandise to open sales on the season’s new styles

  19. Missy • Conservative looks available at better, moderate, or budget price points

  20. Press Show • Fashion show held specifically for the press to preview the fashions before public viewing

  21. Production Show • Most dramatic or theatrical production type, may also be called a dramatized or spectacular show

  22. Ready-to-Wear • Mass-produced fashion

  23. Special Interest Show • Show presented to consumers that have special affinity with each other or a unique vocation

  24. Specialty Market Show • Shows geared to a specific, narrowly defined group of consumers

  25. Tea-Room Modeling • Informal fashion show presented in a restaurant where models walk from table to table displaying garments

  26. Trade • Any activity aimed at distribution of fashion and related products within the industry

  27. Trade Association • Groups of individuals and businesses acting as a professional, nonprofit collective in meeting common interests

  28. Trade Fair • International trade shows

  29. Trade Show • Group of manufacturers presenting their lines to retailers and press one to four times each year

  30. Trunk Show • Informal fashion show that features garments from one manufacturer or designer at a retail store

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