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You either have it or you don't.  What is style?  People that are stylish probably already know the answer.

Style has several meanings some as verb & some as a noun.  A clothing or footwear style can have a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed. 

The design of a garment, show or accessory.

For example:

Style can also be used to describe someone's overall appearance.  When describing a persons general appearance their style can range from elegant & sophisticated to grungy & disheveled, and many categories in between. 

Our style is the combination of the way we dress, move our bodies, talk to those around us, etc.  We express ourselves visually through the clothing, shoes, and fashion accessories that we wear.

What we wear is a manner of expression and exhibits to the world our sense of style.  A persons sense of style has an effect on ones sense of self.  Our clothing is often considered an extension of our personalities.

How can we stay in style?

Being in style means that we are trendy.  Dressing based on the current trends & what is popular at a particular moment in time.  It is important to understand that you can still be very stylish but not necessarily follow current fashion trends.

A fashion trend signifies a specific look or style expression that is spread across a population at a specific time and place.  Color, fabric, texture, embellishments, silhouette, etc., all play a significant role in fashion trends.

Utilize the following links to explore other terms of possible interest:

Fashion Trend Reports

Trend Boards

Top Fashion Trends

Top Seasonal Fashion Trends

Fashion Influencers


Research Trending Style & Color Forecasting:

Fashion Trends

Color Trends

Fashion Trend News

Learn more about fashion trend forecasting here in our industry terminology section.

Fashion influencers help drive style choices.  Keep en eye out for what is on social media so that the clothes & shoes you wear will help keep you in style.

If you need help with your personal wardrobe you may want to research utilizing a stylist.  A stylist can assist you with choosing clothes that would be right for your personality & look.

Fashion Wardrobe Stylists (terminology)

Fashion Stylist (summary)

Stylist Agencies (services)

If you are in style you maybe one or all of the following:

The opposite of being in style is being out of style.

Apparel Search Fashion Industry b2b Directory for the clothing industry

Stylish is fashionably spectacular for all occassions.

You can also visit the style definition page in the definitions section of our site for more information.

Do you know the meaning of a style line of a garment?

To style something is to design or make it in a particular form.