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Clothing: Chapter 2 Understanding Fashion

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Fashion
A particular style of apparel that is popular at a given time.
Style
Refers to a particular design, shape, or type of garment or apparel item.
Fashion trend
The direction in which a particular change or fashion is moving.
Classic
A style that stays in fashion for a long time.
Fad
Something new in clothing that quickly becomes popular, but only for a short time.
Fashion cycle
The periodic return of specific styles and general shapes.
Trendsetter
A person who takes the lead or sets an example.
Societies
Groups of people with broad, common interests who live and work together.
Culture
The beliefs and social customs of a particular group of people.
Customs
Traditions handed down from one generation to the next.
Ready-to -wear
Clothing made in factories in standard sizes.
Economics
How a society chooses to produce, distribute, and consume its goods and services.
Technology
The manner of accomplishing a task using current technical methods or knowledge.