Ever wonder what the difference is between a shift dress and a sheath dress? Never really understood the whole “Couture” thing? Use our Style Vocab resource to brush up on some commonly used fashion terms and phrases and improve your fashion IQ – because hey, it takes more than just great clothes to be stylish!
Raglan Sleeves are sleeves attached with a diagonal seam sewn from the neck to the armpit.
Ready-To-Wear clothing is made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock. Most high-end fashion designers produce Reay-to-wear collection. Ready to wear is also commonly called “Prêt-à-Porter”, or “Off-The-Rack” clothing.
Relaxed jeans usually come in a low-rise style and have an extra roomy / slouchy cut throught the leg. Women’s relaxed jeans are sometimes referred to as a “Boyfriend” jeans. Designer brands such as Seven for All Mankind, Citizens of Humanity, and J Brand are especially well known for their relaxed denim styles.
Retro-futurism is a trend in fashion for the clothing to have a futuristic look, but it’s the kind of future that was imagined in the 50s and 60s. (Think Star Treck, and the Jetsons)