Fashion industry, multibillion-dollar global enterprise devoted to the business of making and selling clothes. Some observers distinguish between the fashion industry (which makes “high fashion”) and the apparel industry (which makes ordinary clothes or “mass fashion”), but by the 1970s the boundaries between them had blurred. Fashion is best defined simply as the style or styles of clothing and accessories worn at any given time by groups of people. There may appear to be differences between the expensive designer fashions shown on the runways of Paris or New York and the mass-produced sportswear and street styles sold in malls and markets around the world.
- Fashion and Textilesnow levies an article-processing charge on all articles accepted for publication in the journal.
- So sort of switching between them is a great opportunity to learn so much about so many different things.
- Initially, she was a “hep” character with brightly colored, matching attire.