Get familiar with some everyday Fashion Terms :
A copy of garment having featured likes that of an original.
- ATELIER (AN - TEL - JAY)
A work man or shop where the models are made and duplicated.
A French word which means a small shop where the garments and accessories are sold.
Smart or stylish.
Group of models shown by a designer.
- COUTURE (KO - TOUR)
It means dressmaking I.e. made to order.
- COUTURE (KO-TOUR -JAY)
Male culture designer
- COUTURIER (KO-TOUR-JAIR)
Female couture designer.
- HAOTE - COUTURE (OAT - KO - TOUR)
Fine dress making that means High fashion.
- LINE FOR LINE
Duplicate copy ,an exact copy of a style originated by a foreign designer.
Line means collection.
Mannequins are the professional models who actually wear the garments.
It refers to the garment itself and not to the mannequin.
- NEEDLE TRADE
It is used in the industries of dress making millinery (hat making industry) and manufacture of accessories.
The first showing of a new collection usually refers to as opening.