- Fashion capital
A fashion capital is a location which is influential in fashion and in which fashion is important. A fashion capital would be the home of many top designers, modeling agencies, and the like.
Traditionally, the four major fashion capitals are
Paris, London, Milanand New York.Emling, Shelley. [http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/10/03/features/Rweeks.php "Big 4 fashion weeks get new company"] . " International Herald Tribune" ( October 3, 2006).] Especially in recent years, however, the importance of the fashion industry has grown in other cities globally, and other cities, such as Tokyo[ [http://www.fashion.arts.ac.uk/fashioncities.htm "Fashion's World Cities Conference"] (description of April 2005 conference). University of the Arts London( London College of Fashion).] , are sometimes included in the list.
Other top fashion capitals include
Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Rome, [http://www.languagemonitor.com/?page_id=13 Top Fashion Cities of 2008 & 2007 ] ] Rio de Janeiro, [http://www.envenio.com/newfaces/top_ten_modelling_cities_28_06_05.html The Casting Suite New Faces - find you work in modelling, modeling, TV and film ] ] Shanghai, and Sydney.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Fashion in Milan — The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Milan is recognized internationally as one of the world s most important fashion capitals, along with Paris, New York City, Rome, London and Tokyo. In 2009, the city was nominated fashion capital of the world by … Wikipedia
fashion — noun 1 style of dressing, etc. popular at a particular time ADJECTIVE ▪ contemporary, current, latest, modern, new ▪ changing, passing ▪ changing f … Collocations dictionary
capital — [[t]kæ̱pɪt(ə)l[/t]] ♦ capitals 1) N UNCOUNT Capital is a large sum of money which you use to start a business, or which you invest in order to make more money. Companies are having difficulty in raising capital... A large amount of capital is… … English dictionary
capital — I. noun Etymology: Middle English capitale, from Anglo French capital, capitel, from Late Latin capitellum small head, top of column, diminutive of Latin capit , caput head more at head Date: 13th century the uppermost member of a column or… … New Collegiate Dictionary
capital — cap|i|tal1 [ kæpıtl ] noun *** 1. ) capital or capital city count the city where a country or region has its government: Madrid is the capital of Spain. state/regional/provincial capital: Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida. a ) the most… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
capital — I UK [ˈkæpɪt(ə)l] / US noun Word forms capital : singular capital plural capitals *** 1) a) capital or capital city [countable] the city where a country or region has its government Madrid is the capital of Spain. state/regional/provincial… … English dictionary
capital — capital1 noun 1》 the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative centre. ↘a place particularly associated with a specified activity: the fashion capital of the world. 2》 wealth owned… … English new terms dictionary
Fashion blog — Fashion blogs are blogs that cover fashions in clothing and fashion accessories.DefinitionA fashion blog is solely or primarily dedicated to coverage of fashions in clothing and accessories. This includes blogs about:* runway trends * fashion… … Wikipedia
Fashion design — Fashion house redirects here. For other uses, see Fashion house (disambiguation). Finale of fashion show, 2009 Fashion design is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Fashion design is… … Wikipedia
Fashion Show Mall — Vue du centre commercial. Pays … Wikipédia en Français