What are the 5 elements of fashion?

What are the 7 types of fashion?

It took almost six months to work on it. At least… on this trip.

See, I recently moved back to my hometown after 30 years of “travelling the world” (i.e. living in different places across the country). It really was an adventure!


Proportions are the physical relationships to all parts of clothing that create a correct posture. When we draw a human figure, proportions refer to the size of the head or the measurements of the body and curves. When the size of two compared items doesn’t look right or looks unbalanced, it’s called a disproportionate ratio.

The emphasis is on the concentration of perfection in the design that has to be worn. Designers emphasize an area by contrasting it with other areas. The area can be different in size, color, texture, shape and much more. Some common facts of emphasis are:

emphasis (focal point or attraction)

This essential design element in fashion draws attention to a specific part of the body or garment. This is done in a number of ways, e.g. B. by using different sizes, colors, textures, shapes, etc. This includes embellishments such as sequins, necklines, peplum skirts, ruffled sleeves and more. This draws visual interest to a specific area, reducing attention to the other areas. If you want to emphasize your shoulders, you can opt for a halter dress or a top. Flared and ruffled skirt details draw attention away from the upper body. A popular example is the mutton leg sleeves that adorned 1980s wedding dresses.

Highlights are also represented by:


Lines include straight lines, diagonal lines, and curved lines, etc. It is a fundamental design element and refers to a continuous movement of points in a room. The edges of shapes and forms also form line elements.

1. Stripes by Alexander McQueen Fall (Fall)/Winter 2009 2. Rhythmic Lines by Manish Arora Spring/Summer 2010

Focus or point of attraction:

Focus is the points of interest in the selected design area. Typically, designers emphasize an area by contrasting it with other areas. The area could be different in size, color, texture, shape, etc. Common highlights are such. B.

  • Highlight with value (light and dark).
  • Emphasis through complementary colors and atmospheric perspective.
  • Examples of emphasis and subordination in the artwork.
  • Highlighting by color.

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