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The fashion industry

bespoke

adjective

designing clothes for particular customers

catwalk

noun

the raised area at a fashion show that the models walk along

catwalk

noun

used for referring to fashion shows and the fashion industry

collection

noun

clothes or other products that become available at a particular time of year

couturier

noun

someone who designs and makes very expensive clothes

fashion

noun

the activity or business that involves styles of clothes and people’s appearance

fashion

noun

relating to fashion, or involved in fashion

fashion

noun

a style of dress that is popular at a particular time

fashion house

noun

a company that designs new styles of expensive clothes

fashionista

noun

someone who is very interested in fashion or who works in the fashion industry

fashion show

noun

an event at which models show new styles of clothes

Goth

noun

a type of fashion that was first popular in the 1980s, in which people have black clothes, black hair, very white make-up and dark lipstick

haute couture

noun

expensive and fashionable clothes, or the business of designing and making them. Someone who makes or sells these clothes is a haute couturier.

house

noun

used in the names of some companies, especially those that design and sell clothes

label

noun

a company that designs and makes expensive clothes

look

noun

a particular style in clothes, furniture etc

mannequin

noun

someone whose job is to wear and show new styles of clothes made by fashion designers

mode

noun

a particular fashion or style of art, literature, clothes etc

model

noun

someone whose job is to show clothes, make-up etc by wearing them at fashion shows or in magazine photographs

model

verb

to show clothes by wearing them at fashion shows, in magazine photographs etc, especially as a job

modeling

an American spelling of modelling

modelling

noun

the job of working as a model

the rag trade

noun

the clothing industry

runway

noun

a catwalk at a fashion show

silhouette

noun

the shape of a piece of clothing

style

noun

the particular way that clothing is made or designed

supermodel

noun

a very famous fashion model who earns a lot of money

tailoring

noun

the style in which clothes are made

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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