English can be a difficult language for some and when you pair it with fashion vocabulary it takes it to a whole new level. Let me give you some examples of words that have a whole new meaning in fashion.
1. Cold Shoulder
Regular: A show of unintentional unfriendliness.
Fashion: A sleeve style in tops and dresses that are cut out from shoulders.
Regular: The offspring of a donkey and a horse.
Fashion: A type of shoe that has no back and(usually) closed toe.
Regular: A place that is frequented for holiday or recreation, or the last option left after all the alternatives have been tried
Fashion: Collection designed between spring and fall especially targeting the holiday season.
Regular: A clear expression of something in speech or writing
Fashion: A fashion item like jewellery, belt or shoe that is the first thing people notice in your outfit ‘cos it is just too hard to ignore.
Regular: A piece of thin wire driven by a stapler used to fasten sheets of paper together.
Fashion: Something you need to have or must-have in your wardrobe.
Regular: Kill or wound with a bullet or an arrow.
Fashion: To photograph for an editorial fashion story
Regular: Something that belongs to or occurs in the present
Fashion: Mid-priced fashion items, current in trend charts, affordable than actual designerwear.
Regular: The action or process of investing money for profit
Fashion: A classic fashion item that will last longer and make the money spent on it get its worth.
Regular: Freeform tension and anxiety
Fashion: A type of fit that’s loose, not body-hugging
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