Fashion • To some, fashion is an art form. To others, it is almost a religion. • a method of utilizing clothing, accessories and hair to show or hide something about yourself.
Where are the world's fashion centers • Milan • New York • Paris
Fashion Trends 2011 • Shift dress • Aphrodite dress
New York Fashion week • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F00rVUT82SQ
lined wool crepe • controlled draped of small bustine • pronounced shoulders
Milan • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s02WWmrKKYI&list=PLC2C012DDEF1AF7F4&index=24
Who decides what’s in • Designers can greatly influence what direction fashion will go in. • Celebrities and other opinion leaders (socialites and other glitterati) are usually the first to sport new looks, spurring the buying public into accepting emerging trends.
made from loops of yarn • created using a single hooked needle
a wider net, a more unique pattern, a sturdier fabric – rather than a thin stretch lace.
knife pleats • sunray pleat
A simple hem cut at an angle • A more traditional petal hem (where the fabric overlaps in front like petals of a flower) • A hem that’s cut from very short to very long • A hem that falls into large drapes or pleats at the back