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REPORTED BY:

Shiela Alcancia
Sherrylyss Avena
Paola Losbanos
Jessica Gumana

OBJECTIVES:
To be able to choose your wardrobe for
work wisely
To be able to identity what is called a
basic wardrobe
To be able to develop your own style
To be able to enumerate some shopping
rules
To be able to identity some actors on the
choice of colors that you personality.
FASHION FINESSE
Clothing is for protection, comfort,modestry
and enhancement of your beauty.

Some guidelines to avoid expensive or
embarrassing mistakes while developing
your personal style are:
Appropriate above all good materials and
lines embellished with elegance rather
than flamboyance or modish extremes-- are
the unfailing guidelines that will ensure you
comfort and ease.
Fashion is serious-- one dresses out of
consideration for others as well as for ones
own self image. Think of your clothes as the
most communicative factor after your face
and eyes personal style is how you send
nonverbal messages.
MAKING CHOICES
Elements interact to create fashion:
Line
Color
Texture
Mass
Movement





MAKING CHOICE
First step in learning who you really are is
to take a good look at your self and what
you do. Determine what type of clothing
suits you best. This is the right time to start
planning an integrated wardrobe of pieces
that will work well together a valuable,
enjoyable learning experience.

TAKING STOCK
Ask yourself the following questions:
Has my body size, weight, height, proportion
changed?
Has my lifestyle changed?
Has my attitude changed?
Have my friends, school, or workplace
changed?
What amount of time do I have to devote to the
upkeep of my wardrobe ?
What are my monetary limitations ?
What impression do I want to make ?
TAKING STOCK
Do I want to make any changes in my current
styles?
How can I express my adaption of the seasons
trends without sacrificing my fashion statement?
Is there a role/roles I would enjoy acting out
through dressing as I seek to discover varied of
my nature

TAKING STOCK
The viewer is forming than impression and
making decision concerning the ff. factors :
1. Economic Level
2. Educational level
3. Social position
4. Level of sophistication
5. Family background
6. Successfulness
7. Moral Character

ASSEMBLING A BASIC WARDROBE
The Basics
Basics are the mainstays of your
wardrobe.

Step on how to assemble a basic wardrobe
on a limited budget :
1. Clean up your closet
2. know your figure
3. Shop wisely . . . And well

YOUR CLOSET
It must be scrupulously clean and free of
junk. Blouses, skirts or pants, shirts,
sweaters, dresses should be arranged to
spark your imagination. Shoes should be
stored in marked boxes at eye level for
quick selection. Robes and evening clothes
should be hung so that they do not touch
the floor.
Your dresser drawers should be cleaned
frequently and lined.

YOUR SEARCH FOR STYLES
Style is timeless and fashion is changing
current, event trendy.
Style is lasting and durable with fashion is
fickle and commercial.
Style is the best of all past fashion.
Unlike fashion, you cannot buy style.
DRESSING FOR THE OCCASION
In dressing to present yourself properly to
others and to pass the test of the first
impression try to:
Dress properly to befit the occasion
interpret the seasons fashion based
upon the timeless qualities of past
traditions
Incorporate individual flair and style
Keep a keen sense of appropriateness
not only to the occasion but also to your
figure, lifestyle and age.
SHOPPING RULES
Go shopping alone or with a single friend whose
taste you trust.
Do not overlook underclothing

Shopping Strategies
Pre shopping or window shopping is
recommended before actual buying
Determine what you need for work and make
sure you try on clothes before buying them
Avoid high fashion fads, concentration on
conservative stylish clothes.

DRESSING FOR SHOPPING TRIP
wear comfortable shoes
wear make up
bring other articles of nothing to match
with whatever you are buying
SHOPPING TRAPS TO AVOID

1. Think twice before shopping with a friend.
2. A friends taste and aims may be different
from yours.
3. A friend may choose clothes whichhe/she
would choose for him/herself but not
appropriate for you.
4. Avoid shopping out of loneliness
5. Dont shop for bargains


LINES IN CLOTHES
A line must not emphasize a figure fault but
draw the eye away from it.

The vertical line the line which runs
lenghtwise from head to toe
the horizontal line A line cutting across
from side
COLOR: THE LINK IN THE TOTAL LOOK
attributes of colors
lightness
brightness
shades
Clarity

Advancing colors or warm colors that make an
object appear larger. Retreating colors make a
person appear smaller and far away.
YOUR COLOR SPECTUM
Primary colors
red
blue
yellow

Secondary and tertiary colors are
combination of these.


COLOR WHEEL (HUE SCALE)
COMBINATIONS OF COLORS ARE:

1. Monochromatic this color combination
results in the use of the same color, but
different shades.
2. Complementary this results in the use
of two colors, opposite each other in the
color wheel.
3. Analogous this combination uses two
colors beside each other in the color
wheel.
4. Triadic combination is made up of
three colors that form an equidistance
triangle on the color wheel.

1. Beige
2. Brown
3. Gray
4. White or Off- Whites
5. Red
6. Blue
7. Green
8. Yellow
9. Black
10. Navy

Examples of colors that can be found in
our bodys natural color scheme:

THE MEANING OF COLOR
RED
is the color of fire and blood.
energy, war, danger, strength, power,
determination as well as passion, desire and
love.
Light Red - represent joy, sexuality, passion,
sensitivity and love
Pink -signifies romance, love and
friendship.
Dark Red associated with vigor, willpower,
rage, anger, leadership, courage, longing
malice and wrath.

THE MEANING OF COLOR
Brown suggests stability and denotes
Reddish Brown is associated with harvest
and fall.
Orange
combines the energy of red and the
happiness of yellow.
joy, sunshine and tropics. It represents
enthusiasm, determination, attraction, success,
encouragement and stimulation.
In heraldry, orange is symbolic of strength an d
endurance.
THE MEANING OF COLOR
Dark Orange -- can mean deceit and
distrust
Red Orange corresponds to desire,
sexual passion, pleasure, domination,
aggression and thirst for action.
Gold evokes the feeling of prestige.


THE MEANING OF COLOR
Yellow
Is the color of sunshine.
joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.
It produces a warming effect, arouses
cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity,
and generates muscles energy.


THE MEANING OF COLOR
Green
color of nature.
It symbolizes growth, harmony,
freshness and fertility.
Dark Green ambition, green and
jealousy
Yellow Green sickness, cowardice,
discord and jealousy
Aqua emotional healing and protection
Olive green traditional color of peace
THE MEANING OF COLOR
Blue
color of the sky and sea.
Symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom,
confidence, intelligence, faith, truth and
heaven.
Light Blue health, healing, tranquility,
understanding, and softness
Dark Blue knowledge, power, integrity
and seriousness.
THE MEANING OF COLOR
Purple
combines the stability of blue and
energy of red. Associated with royalty.
symbolizes power, nobility, luxury and
ambition.
associated with wisdom, dignity,
independence, creativity, mystery and
magic.


THE MEANING OF COLOR
Light purple - evokes romantic and nostalgic
feelings
Dark purple evokes gloom and sad feelings.
It cause frustration.

BASICS: SPEND A LITTLE OR A LOT
Your Fashion Investment Worksheet
List in order to get clearer understanding of
your wardrobe.
1. know yourself
2. know your resources
3. know your body
4. know about the cost per wear
FACTORS AFFECTING CHOICE OF COLORS
1. Color of skin, eyes and hair
2. Personality
3. Occasion



SKIRT
usually lined;
topstitching or details
such as mother-of-pearl
buttons.

PANTS
great pair of
black pants, well-
cut pair in a high
quality menswear
and women swear


SKIRTS
- working womans
chief means of
multiplying wardrobe.

BLOUSES
- most popular is the man-
tailored blouse with sports
collar and front buttons
called trubenized

SUITS
- for junior
executives to the
executive level it
is a must.

BLAZERS
- blazers and jackets
are very much a part
of todays look.
Combination of
jackets style and
fabric determines
how dressy.

DRESSES
- a basic daytime
dress should be
chosen for
versatility.

EVENING WEAR
- falls into three
categories: formal,
informal and
leisure
MENS FASHION
- for the office, the most
common attire is polo
barong or barong shirt for
formal meetings. For
evening wear, most
acceptable is the barong
in jusi or suit or coat and
tie and tuxedo in most
formal occasion.


MENS BUSINESS SUIT
There are three main categories of suit cut:
1. The Ivy League suit
2. The updated American cut
3. Continental suit

Black Tie- which designates a tuxedo is one
kind of formal evening wear.
EXAMPLE :
Ivy League Suits
Updated American
Cut
FORMAL BUSINESS WEAR INCLUDES:
1. suits in wool or natural fibers in neutral or dark
colors
2. light pastel or geometric- pattern long sleeve
shirts w/o button down collars
3. ties in stripes, conservative solid colors or
simple motifs
4. conservative accessories ( shoes, belts,
purses etc.)in neutral, blended colors
5. Combination of solids and patterns, w/ no more
than two patterns per outfit
6. long sleeved barong

INFORMAL BUSINESS WEAR
1. sports jacket with mix-and-match
ensembles
2. softer, more comfortable pants and colors
3. less somber colors and men can add bolder
patterns
4. more fashion influences, bolder
accessories.
CARE OF CLOTHING
do not leave the clothing you have worn lying
around your bedroom or bathroom
soiled items should put aside for laundering or
cleaning and necessary repairs
all clothing should be return to proper hangers
use shaped jacket hangers for blazers
Shoes should be stuffed with tissue or with
cedar shoe trees(never metal) to retain their
shaped and should be cleaned and polished
when necessary

THE TERMS OF DRESS
CASUAL
- denotes sports or
relaxed attire
INFORMAL DRESS
- signifies an
afternoon dress for
woman and for the
man coat and tie.
SEMI FORMAL DRESS

SEMIFORMAL
- connotes that the woman
wears short or long cocktail
FORMAL DRESS
FORMAL
--means the woman wears a late
afternoon dress and for the man a
dark suit
BLACK AND WHITE TIE
BLACK TIE
- denotes a double or
single breasted dinner
jacket with satin or gross
grain faille lapels..
White Tie
- denotes full dress.