Words That Have Totally Different Meanings in Fashion


We all have a secret list of words that we only use with close friends, and their meanings are not even close to their actual meanings. The same goes for the fashion community; if you know a fashion diva friend, you must be familiar with a whole laundry list of fashion words and phrases that have totally different meanings in the community.

If you want to be a part of the fashion community, there are certain words that you need to learn before fitting in. Ahead are 8 words that have totally different meanings in the fashion community.


Regular: A show of intentional ignore or unfriendliness

Fashion: A sleeveless style that’s cut out from the outfit leaving the shoulders exposed



Regular: The action or process of investing money for profit

Fashion: A classic fashion item that will last longer and has a real resale price as well.


Regular: Free from tension and anxiety

Fashion: Somewhat loose-fitting and usually casual in style relaxed jeans



Regular: A clear expression of something in speech or writing

Fashion: A fashion item to show people that you know a lot about style



Regular: A piece of thin wire driven by a stapler used to fasten sheets of paper together

Fashion: Items you need to have in your wardrobe



Regular:  The offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare)

Fashion: Mule is a style of shoe that has no back or constraint around the foot’s heel



Regular: The visible part of the fire

Fashion: On-point, super-dope, and the outfit is on fire.



Regular: When someone’s not performing their everyday work.

Fashion: Effortless but trendy off duty look when models are not walking the ramp

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