Idea flows

FASHION & DESIGN

 

FASHION                   

  • Practices and things that are popular at the time are termed as being 'in fashion'.  
  • Fashion is not ONLY about clothing, it is about our entire lifestyle...what or how we wear, eating habits, the kind of activities we persue....  
  • ALWAYS HAS 'INS' & 'OUTS'
  • Originated a s a concept from the end of  about 15th century in Europe

                     

                      Style 

                     Is the Silhouette or structure of a piece of clothing. Ex.. A-line or Skirt or Flowing or  Fitted etc..
                     OR
                     Style is also used to describe the specific way in which an individual dresses or does things. eg... "that's not my style" 

 

DESIGN

              Is a plan (written) or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of an object or a task. 

Fashion design, as per wikipedia, is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories. Fashion design is constantly evolving, is influenced by socio-cultural and economic situation of a given time. It requires a set of skills that includes market research, art appreciation, creativity, sketching and fabric selection.

Broadly,  Designing has 4 steps/stages before a design is finalised - Inspiration, Imagination, Visualisation and Designing. 

A garment's design is in the form of an Illustration or a Sketch.