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A particular style of apparel that is popular at a given time.


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.


A style that stays in fashion for a long time.


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.


A person who takes the lead or sets an example.


Groups of people with broad, common interests who live and work together.


The beliefs and social customs of a particular group of people.


Traditions handed down from one generation to the next.

Ready-to -wear

Clothing made in factories in standard sizes.


How a society chooses to produce, distribute, and consume its goods and services.


The manner of accomplishing a task using current technical methods or knowledge.

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