Each year, we spend hours upon hours shopping and getting dressed, but do we ever actually think about what weare wearing? For example, whatas the name of the style of your shirt? Who invented your favorite jeans cut? Or who made your baby-doll nightie famous? There is a story behind every piece of clothing and, with Fashion 101, youall learn what those stories are and more: Where did the miniskirt come from? Why has the military had a stronger influence on fashion than either Audrey Hepburn or Gwen Stefani? How do denim makers work those perfect qwhiskersq into your qworn-outq jeans? Filled with tons of intriguing factoids about designers and celebrities, and more than 300 illustrations, Fashion 101 offers the total scoop on underwear, outerwear, accessories, and everything in between. With this crash course, youall learn not only how to put together smarter looks, but also how to become a fashion expert in the process.Western fashionistas adopted the belt in the a#39;80s and wore it with long shirts to help create a waist for both casual and formal occasions. To add drama to an outfit, wrap the obi around your waist, cross it in back, and knot its braided cords or wide sash end pieces in the back or front. Use it to ... This belta#39;s band is made of grosgrain ribbon and is cinched by pulling the end through double D-shaped rings.
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