Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Second Year Students-Competency 2 Review

United States basic style of dress adapted from Europe
European fashion industry recognized worldwide in the 1900's
Industrial Revolution influenced the fashion industry with mass production

Fashion-worn by many mainstream people during the same time period, popular with large segment of the population
Trend- a fashion cycle that happens slowly
Classic-always in fashion. Navy, black and gray
Fad-worn by a few people for a short time
The way a person dresses illustrates their style

Smooth-texture suitable for most body types, makes a person look smaller
Dull-texture that absorbs light, makes wearer look smaller
Cool colors-blues, greens, violets. Considered to be restful, relaxing, and soothing.
Warm colors-reds, oranges, yellows. Considered bright, cheerful, suggests activity
Complementary colors-across from each other on the color wheel, makes colors seem brighter
Dark, monochromatic color scheme-makes wearer look taller, thinner
Navy-used for classics and sportswear
Black-neutral-absorbs light and appears warmer

Outer appearance (shape) of a garment is its silhouette
Rhythm-created by repetition, radiation, and progression of color
Famous French Designers: Emmanuel Ungaro, Yves Saint Laurent, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Charles Frederick Worth
Famous British Designers: Mary Quant, Vivienne Westwood

Wearing a long tubular skirt to appear taller-use of shape
Wearing a short jacket with a long skirt-use of proportion
Wrap skirt that opens to the side-use of asymmetrical balance
Piping on a round pillow-use of curved line
Earrings worn to match eye color-use of emphasis
Wearing a long top over a short skirt-use of proportion

Rayon-fiber originally sold as "artificial silk"
Logistics in the apparel industry is related to product distribution

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