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#EngVocab: Fashion (2)

I know it’s sometimes hard to get over the weekend and go back to routines, and that’s why some people aren’t fond of Mondays. I usually handle one of those days by choosing something with vibrant color to wear. It can be my shocking pink wedges or my lipstick red cardigan. Unless I had such a good weekend I cannot move on from, they usually work.

Anyway, this post is still related to items I mentioned before. We are going to discuss several words associated to fashion. How much do you know about fashion items?

1. Snapback. It is also known as flat cap or flat peak, a term for flat brim baseball cap. You can see the picture of snapback below.

snapback
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2. Shades. It is another term for sunglasses.

3. Cardigan. A knitted garment that has open front, can be with or without buttons.

4. Jumper. A top, often knitted, that’s put on by pulling it over our head. Also known as ‘sweater.

5. Wife-beater or tank top or A-shirt or singlet. This is a sleeveless top often worn in sports as the look of the picture below.

Wife-beater.jpg
(Source: Pinterest)

6. Fashion victim. Somebody striving to follow the latest trend and ending up having no personal or signature style.

7. Fashion police. A person or institution which supposedly an expert in fashion, who criticize other person’s outfit or style.

8. Wedges or wedge boots or wedgies. Footwear with sole in a form of a wedge.

Wedges.jpg
(Source: Pinterest)

9. Sweats (sweatpants or sweatshirt). An exercise clothing designed to raise body temperature, usually made of thick materials.

10. Hoodie. It is a sweatshirt with a hood.

 

Compiled by @alicesaraswati for @EnglishTips4U on Monday, March 7, 2016

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#EngQuote: Fashion

In this article, I would like to share some fashion related quotes. Are you ready?

  1. “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” — Gianni Versace.
  2. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” — Yves Saint Laurent.
  3. “Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.” — Alexander McQueen.
  4. “I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.” – Wednesday Addams.
  5. “People will stare. Make it worth their while.” – Harry Winston.
  6. “Buy less, choose well.” – Vivienne Westwood.
  7. “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Little Orphan Annie.
  8. “I love the idea of embracing your curves and loving yourself while expressing it through fashion.” – Hayley Hasselhoff.
  9. “I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.” – Gilda Radner.
  10. “The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.” – Diana Vreeland.

There you go, fellas! Hopefully the quotes can boost your mood. Thank you for reading!

 

Compiled and written by @alicesaraswati for @EnglishTips4U on Monday, February 22, 2016

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