Creative Fashion Midterm Exam Flashcards

Fashion
Terms Definitions
High waist line.
Empire
Define barter
Trading without money
Another name for color.
Hue
_____texture can be felt.
Tactile
Wrinkle resistant, permanent press, and easy-care finishes mean the fabric will require little or no ironing.
True
Long semi fitted tailored shirt.
Shirtwaist
First impressions can be misleading.
True
______- __________ were created because medieval nobility felt threatend and wanted regulations to control what social class wore
Sumptuary laws
Who influenced fashion in the seventeenth century?
France(French)
Care labels are not permenantly attached to articles of clothing.
False
Polyester and cotton are frequently blended together to make a better fabric.
True
Clinging is caused by static electricity build up on fabrics like wool, nylon, and silk.
True
_____refers to the shape of clothing.
Silhouette
Loose fitting and no inward shaping.
Shift
_____style sleeves are a continuous extension from the arm hole.
Kimono
Your clothing and personal appearance can send messages to others about you.
True
_____refers to a collection of clothing.
Apparel
_____refers to the popularity, disappearance, and reappearance of a style.
Fashion cycle
_____is a french expression meaning "ahead of fashion."
Avant-garde
Dark, airless clothing factories where women and children worked in uncomfortbale and unhealthful conditions were known as ________
sweat shops
Are fashion trends influenced by the wealthy?
yes
Fabric wraps around the body and overlaps.
Wrap
_____style pants are narrower at the hem then at the knee.
Tapered
_____refers to clothing that is most accepted or up to date.
Fashion
_____style sleeves are stitched to the garment around the arm hole.
Set-in
Smooth, flat, and dull fabrics would cause a person to appear to _____ in size.
Decrease
The lightness or darkness of a color.
Value
_____lines in a garement give the message of being gentile and feminine.
Curved
The brightness or darkness of a color.
Intensity
Silk is an inexpensive but luxurious fabric.
False
Clothing made from 100% cotton does not need to be ironed.
False
When white is added to a color.
Tint
Finishes can improve the appearance of fabrics.
True
The event that most changed and imporved how fabrics and clothing were made was the_____ ________
industrial revolution
Clothing made in advance for sale to any purchaser is known as _________
ready-to-wear
What type of statement were the Puritans making by wearing simple clothing?
religious statement
tunic, toga, and stola are examples of _________ garments
roman
_____style pants are the same at the hem and at the knee.
Straight
No waistline but there is shaping at the waist.
Sheath
Guidelines that a family follows as it fills its clothing needs are called _____.
Prioritites
In order to adjust expenses to income during a certain period of time, it is good for a family to have a(n) _____.
Budget
_____refers to items sewn together to fit the shape of the body.
Tailored Garment
The general trend in the United States is towards more casual clothing for all occasions.
True
It is inappropriate for black to be worn at today's weddings.
False
Puritan is a fashion feature of a _____garment style.
Collar
Men and women wear lace, ribbons, and colored silk
18th century
Teens wearing similar styles of jeans in the United States and in Japan is an example of being influenced by _____.
A changing society.
Desribe the clothing of early civilization
simple
wore for weather protection
made from natural fibers
Which of the following is an example of a complimentary color scheme?
Red and Green
Was fashion in the 1960s influenced by fashion designers?
No, cultural events(rock concerts...etc)
Black and white with some red would be an example of what color?
Neutral with accent
What are some examples of how garment styles have reappeared throughout history?
Sheath dress
Empire waists
Peasant sleeves
All of the following styles have names with some collection to boating or wailing EXCEPT_____
(Pea coat, middy collar, Henley shirt)
Cowl Neckline
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