FASHION

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ABOUT FASHION

Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was a leader of fashion. Her choices, such as this 1783 white muslin dress called a chemise a la Reine, were highly influential and widely worn.

Though there had been distribution of dressed dolls from France since the 16th century and Abraham Bosse had produced engravings of fashion in the 1620s, the pace of change picked up in the 1780s with increased publication of French engravings illustrating the latest Paris styles. By 1800, all Western Europeans were dressing alike (or thought they were); local variation became first a sign of provincial culture and 

Model in a modern gown reflecting the current fashion trend at a Haute couture fashion show, Paris, 2011

Fashion is a popular style, especially in clothingfootwearlifestyleaccessoriesmakeuphairstyle and body.[citation needed] Fashion is a distinctive and often constant trend in the style in which people present themselves. A fashion can become the prevailing style in behaviour or manifest the newest creations of designerstechnologistsengineers, and design managers.[1][need quotation to verify]

Because the more technical term costume is regularly linked[by whom?] to the term “fashion”, the use of the former has been relegated to special senses like fancy-dress or masquerade wear, while the word “fashion” often refers to clothing, including the study of clothing. Although aspects of fashion can be feminine or masculine, some trends are androgynous.

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