Fashion/Styles, Colours and Patterns
Words for materials and fabrics can be either nouns or adjectives.
natural: silk cotton velvet corduroy denim leather wool suede
synthetic: rayon nylon polyester acrylic acetate
Here are some adjectives for describing people's clothing or their appearance.
How things fit: baggy loose tight
Style: short-sleeved / long-sleeved sleeveless V-neck turtleneck pleated double-breasted
General: elegant trendy well dressed old-fashioned messy casual formal (for the office or a wedding) grungy (informal)
Can you put the items into the correct group?
|punk||ripped jeans||safety pin in your ear||dyed-green, spiky hair||torn boots|
|casual wear||polo shirt and pants||short-sleeved shirt||sneakers||a pair of elegant jeans|
(in the office)
white shirt and tie
|cocktail dress||high heels||elegant costume|
Here are some verbs and phrases associated with clothing.
These jeans are much too loose! Do you want me to wear it baggy-style?
I usually wear jeans, but I also like to dress up/get dressed up for parties.
But don't overdo it. If you are the only one in an elegant dress, you'll get stares instead of smiles.
Even worse would be a white shirt and tie - go casual with a polo and jeans.
Match the following material with the item they are most likely to be associated with from the box.
nylon jogging suit
Don't just use the primary colors (red, yellow, blue). Describe pictures using more "colorful" color names!
|deep reddish brown|