Part I – Adjectives
This is the first in a 3-part series. In this post, you’ll adjectives you can use to talk about fashion!
Adjectives You Should Know:
stylish / fashionable
= wearing clothing that is popular now
Karen is so stylish! She must read all the fashion magazines to keep up with the latest trends.
= the same as ‘fashionable’ or ‘stylish,’ but it sounds better because it’s a French word!
Have you seen Jenny’s chic new coat?
= newest, most recent
Do you have the latest edition of Vogue yet?
= popular, fashionable; short for ‘in style’
Blue is the in colour right now.
Crocodile bags are very in this season.
= wanted, everybody has to have it
The new Prada boots are so hot all the stores are sold out and there is a waiting list for them!
= what everyone else is wearing right now; a new, popular style
The internet makes it so easy to find trendy clothes! I really like to see what celebrities are wearing.
= something you absolutely must have!
The new Prada handbag is this season’s must-have accessory!
= necessary, important, you must have it
Elle magazine has a great section on fall’s essential boots and bags.
= old, but high quality and valuable; the item of clothing may have been worn before by someone else.
Ellen was shopping at a thrift store last week and she found an amazing vintage Chanel jacket.
= famous, memorable, representing a certain time and place
Anna Nicole Smith will be remembered for her iconic Guess ad campaign in the early 1990s.
= something that is still beautiful no matter how much time passes, no matter what the current trends or styles are
Grace Kelly wore a beautiful, timeless gown on her wedding day. On the other hand, Princess Diana’s wedding dress is NOT timeless. When you see a picture of the dress, you know right away she was married in the 1980s!
= traditional, always fashionable/stylish, popular for a long time
Ralph Lauren has put his unique touch on the classic little black dress.
= informal, slang, short for ‘favourite’
Stella McCartney is my fave fashion designer.