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Fads, Trends and Classics – What Do These Fashion Terms Mean?

Fashion can be a fickle world. Some come and go quickly. Some stay for a short visit and some become our new best friends.

When you understand how fashion works, you can learn to make wiser fashion choices.

Fads are fashions that come and go quickly, usually in a season or a year. They are styles that appeal to a small group of women. Mostly aimed at the young, they repeat in long cycles. Young women see them as something new to experiment with while older women say been there, done that and usually ignore them the second or third time round. Military styles are an example of a fashion Fad.

Trends are fashions that stay for a short visit, on average three years but may stay a few years longer like visitors who decide to extend their stay in your home. The first year will be the more extroverted … Read More

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80’s Fashion Trends and Fads

Eighties fashion is now back on the catwalks and about to be seen on the best dressed women in town.

With vintage styles such as power shoulders, making a comeback, just what are the 80’s fashions that have so inspired designers?

Fashion was at it’s finest during the 80s as people took self-expression to new heights. It was socially accepted to dress as an individual following the beat of your own drum. Observing the population’s unique styles created a combination of overtly loud, thrilling and cool outfit choices.

Thus, during this time designers revolutionized fashion and the trends society decided to follow were limitless. The clothes worn in the 80s depicted people who were trying to find themselves and did so through creative designs. The common prints spotted didn’t necessarily match together, but rather, showed individuality. Today, clothing styles from this era are back in stores proving that vintage is … Read More

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