What comes to your mind by the word fashion show? Models would be the first answer. Well, it’s better to understand the word fashion before we discuss what a fashion show is.
What Is Fashion?
As it is said, the first impression is the last impression; therefore, the physical appearance undoubtedly comes under the first impression. Fashion is nothing but the way a person chooses to represent oneself.
It is a non-verbal statement given to signify the personality of someone by the sense of dressing. The entire ensemble talks about the fashion one are carrying. It is the easiest way of understanding the choice of someone.
Since the inception of clothing, dating back to 8000 B.C.E, it was created to solve different purposes. From covering one’s nudity, to protecting oneself from harsh weather conditions it has always been instrumental in marking the identity of someone.
Fashion is a style of carrying garments and accessories made to co-ordinate and designed by fashion designers. The manner you dress up is fashion. It can be inspired from different movements like the Hippie and Punk or it can be inspired from a particular time period like Mughal.
Wearing dated back clothes is vintage fashion or the way you casually dress up is casual or street fashion. Therefore, fashion is anything you wear and how you carry it.
Trends vs Fads
Trends are fashion styles that are famous for a significant period of time. Trendsetters and influencers are people who come up with new trends and are followed by a lot of people. Example, bellbottoms were a trend. They were in fashion for years. The people who follow these trends when they are dying out are called laggards.
On the other hand, fads are fashion styles which become popular but for a very short duration of time. Example, usage of neon colors in apparels and accessories.
Are You A Trendy One Or A Classic One?
Timeless fashion is what called a classic one. The little black dress (
Every fashion enthusiast had an LBD in its wardrobe. The colors ruling the wardrobe of a classic person are black and white. No matter which color is in trend, black and white are evergreen.
If you are trendy, you go with the latest trends. When it is indigo you go indigo or when it is floral you follow it that way. You have to keep yourself updated with latest designs and seasonal trends. You can do it in advance by following the fashion forecast from Promostyl or WGSN.
What Is A Fashion Show?
A fashion show is an event where a fashion designer launches his/her collection. Usually they happen biannually for Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter collections.
The designers sometimes hire celebrities or other eminent personalities as their show stoppers to gather a larger crowd. These shows are attended by high profile people including other designers, celebrities, entertainers, media and general public.
Heard of the Victoria’s Secret?
Victoria’s Secret is a lingerie brand started in 1977 by Roy Raymond as a small store with the idea where men can shop lingerie for their wives without embarrassment is now one of the finest
It was named Victoria by Raymond after Queen Victoria to correlate it with the Victorian refinement. The latter part of the name, Secret refers to the lingerie which was hidden underneath the clothes.
Its headquarters are in the USA. There are more than a thousand stores of VS across the globe with each store generating approximately 5 million U.S. dollars annually.
Top 10 Fashion Shows In The World
Here’s our ranking of the top 10 shows after a runway caravanserai of some 450 catwalk events.
- Saint Laurent
- Louis Vuitton
- Calvin Klein