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1.Whatkindofclothesdoyoulikewear 2.Howdoyoudressforschoolorwork? 3.Whatdetermines how apersondres 4.Dopeople'sclothesreflecttheirpers 5.Dotheclothesyou wear reflectthem 6.Dopeopledresstosuittheelimateoft 7.IsitimportanttofoIlowthelatestfash 8.Howdoesfashionreflecteconomict 9.

Are women moreconcernedwithfa 10.Isiteasier for men orwomentofoI 11.Isitpossibletodressinafashionabl 12.Whatcauseschangesinfashion? 13.Whydoyouthinkfashionchangess 14.Wherecanyougetinformationabo 15.Whatkindofclothesdoyoupackfo

1. Ilikecomfortableclothes.That'swhy wearjeanswith aT-shirtmostof the time,oraminiskirtin the summer.WithjeansI mostly wear trainers, with amini-skirta pair !p of leatherslippers.OccasionallyIlike to dressup and puton asilkblouse with a dark suit andwear a pair of hgh-heeld blackshoes.Onsuchoccasions Ilikewearing cos- tume jewellery, such asbangles,necklaces,clips,or ananklet. 2. Mybossisveryfussy about dressing and hatesit when employeesdresscasually.Moreover,hedoesn'tevenagree with women wearingtrousers.It'spartlyunderstandablebecauseweoftenhaveforeignguestsfrom thehead office andpartner companies but I think heexaggerates the importanceofforrnaldressing.Menalwayshaveto wear three-pecesuits and ties, and heexpects women to wear blueorblacksuits with blousesinpastelshades. SometimesIenvy the peopleworkingforatelecommunicationscompanyon the other sideof thestreetwho areallowedto wear whateverthey want, suchasshorts with T-shirts and flipflops. 3. How a person dressesdepends on the occasion,theirpersonality,theirbuild, andthe mood of the person.OnceIwasreallysurprised whenoneof my colleagues appeared atan importantdepartment meeting wearingworn-out cottontracksuitbottoms. It'sfunny when a plump personsqueezesherselfinclothesdesignedforespeciallyslen der women. Ialso don't likepeople wearing jeanswith apulloverin thetheatre becauseI think aperformanceis an eventforwhichyoushoulddressup.Anotherthing that annoysmeis that nowadaysyoungpeoplelike putting on blackclotheswhichmakes them lookold and depressed. 4. Yes, people'sclothesreflecttheirpersonalityto an extent, thoughmany peoplefollow the fashion trends regardlessof what suitsthem.Yourtasteinclothes may ch ange with your personality. What kindoffilmsyou watch and what eventsyougotodependsonyourpersonality,and this is alsoreflected in what kindofclothesyou lke towear. 5. Yes, ofcourse.When Ifeeldepressed,Idon't likebrightcolours and jewellery. When I'm happy and feelconfident,I puton clotheswhichsomepeoplewouldcallextravagant.6. Yes, they havetotake the weather intoconsideration.Iftheydidn't, they wouldriskgetting ill, not to mentionhow uncomfortableitwouldbe.Peoplein the north havet wear warm clothesmost of the year,whilepeopleinMediterraneancountries hardly everhaveto wear furcoat,forexample. 7. Somepeopleobviously think that following the latest trend is the onlypossible way todecde what towear, but Ipreferchoosingclothes that suitmypersonality and build.It might bemore important forpeople who often appear inpublic,likeactresses and TVstars.8.Notlong agaI read an interestingarticle about clothinghabits.Itsaid that when there'sacrisisineconomy; womenwear longerskirts and in the timeofeconomicboom, the skirtsgetshorter.

9. Thisis what most peoplebelieve, but therearealotof womenwhodon't care about fashion at all andthere aremore and more menwho insist on the latestdesignerclothes.

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I think it'seasierfor women tofolIow the latestfashionbecausedesignersdealmost ly with women's clothes, Whenyou enter a store, the department forwomen's wear isusualIybigger than the department formen'swear.Besidesthis, womencan choosefroma wider range ofdifferenttypesofclothes; that is, they can wear trousers,suits,skirts,miniskirts,shorts,dresses, and leggings,while men arerestrictedto wearing jeans,trousersorshorts. Therearealsomoreaccessoriesfor women than formen.

11. Yes, you don't necessarilyhaveto buy clothesin the mostexpensiveshops and youcan sewyourown clothesifyouhave the skilIs.Afriendofminelooksasif she bought all her Clothesinexclusiveboutiques but Iknow that sheonlybuysfashion.magazines and cuts out and Sewsthepatterns she findsinthem.

12. Thechangesin the tastesofpeople and the trendsaresuggestedby the bigfashionhouses.13.I think it'sagoodbusinessforall the companiesinvolvedinclothingindustry.Thedesignersdesign New modelsforeveryseason, and the textilecompaniesgetordersfromclothingfactoriestoproduce new materialswithdifferentpatterns and in dif ferentcolours andthen thesefactoriesmanufacture the new models.Finally,it'sprofitableforstorestoregularlychangetheirstocks.

14. Therearefashionmagazines,fashionshows and fashion TV channels.Thefashionmagazines are usualIypublishedquarterly but therearesomewhichcome out monthly.Thefashionshowsareorganisedbydesigners,companiesorcharityorganisations.Som

oftheseshowsareforprofessionalsexclusively and othersarefor the public.Fashion TV channelsbroadcast the shows all day long.

15. Idefinitelypacksomeswimsuits,sandals,slippers, and flipflopsfor the beach.IalsotakesomeT shirts,shorts,miniskirts, andsummer dresses.As theremight berainydays,Ialwayspackapulloverortwo, and a pair of jeans and trainers. Ilike sailingverymuch,soI never leave without a pair of gym shoesto wear on the boat.Sunglassesare important not onlyfor the beach but forsailingtoo, not to mention driving.In the eveningsweusualIygotoarestaurant,soItakesome elegant clothesas wen.

16. Itake warm clothes, that is,somepulIovers,trousers, aparka, gloves,skicaps,ascarf, knitted socksforskiing, and boots.ForskiingI need apair ofskis,a pair of poles, and goggles.17.I wash most of my clothesin the washingmachine, but Ihavetotakesometo thedry cleaner's.Rightafter they aredry,Iironthosewhich need ironing.After that puteverythingintothewardrobewhereIkeeponlytheclothesforthatparticular AfJ season.Istorealltheothergarmentsinplasticbagsinawardrobeintheloft.Once"tlY there'sthesmalIesttearanywhere ,Igetdowntomendit. Ineverforgettoremovethebuttonsfromthecoatsbeforetakingthemtothecleaner's.Ialwaysputmysh oesonshoe-treesandwhenIputthemon,Ialwaysuseashoehom..

18. Theyshoulddressinanelegant way. WomenusualIywearsuitsorskirtswithblouses,ordressesandputonelegantshoes.Theyalsowearacc essories,suchaspearlnecklaces,earrings,bracelets,rings,andbrooches.Menwearsuitswithtiesa nddarkshoes.Theyalsohaveaccessories, s u ~ h astie-pinsandcuff-links.

19. Itdependsonthecultureofacountry.InHungarymainlyelderlymenandwomenofallageswearhatsw hentheygotoaformalreception.Inmanycountrieswomenareexpectedtowearahatataweddingorafu neral.

20 InHungarystudentsareexpectedtodressupfororalexams.Mostpeopledressupforfamilycelebration sandwhentheygotoparties.Onchurchholidayspeopledressupfortheservice,too.

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Onordinarydayswewearsimpleandcomfortableshoes,inwinter,boots,andinsummer,sandals.Tod osports,weweartrainersor gymshoes. Forfishingwewearwellingtonsorhipwaders. Togotothebeachwewearflipflops,clogsorsandals.Formoreforrnaloccasionswewearelegantshoes ,womenmainlyhigh-heeledshoesandmenmostlydarkleathershoes.

22. Thebridewearsalongwhiteweddingdresswithatrainandalongveil.Sheholdsanicebouquetofflower s.Thebridegroomisinanelegantdarksuit,awhiteshirt,andhewearsabowtieanddarkleathershoes.Inhisbuttonholehehasaflowerfromthebouquetofthebride.

23. Agovernmentspokesmanshoulddressformally,thatis,heshouldwearasuitandatie.Awomaninthisp ositionshouldwearasuitandsomeaccessories.

24 Whenwegotowork,wetakeabriefcaseandtoschoolaschoolbag.Mostwomentakeahandbagalmoste verywherewheretheygo.Whenwetravel,wepackourthingsintoasuitcase.Young peoplelikebackpacks.Whenwegotodosomesports,wetakeaholdall.Whenweshop,wepackthegoo dsincarrierbagsorgrocerybags.Whenyourideabike,youcanputyourthingsintoapannier.

25. Womenputlotsofthingsintotheirhandbags.Apartfromtheirdocuments,theycarryacomb,cosmetic s,tissues,keys,mobilephones,diariesandpens.Theremightbeatelescopicumbrellainthehandbag,as weIl.

26. Mendon'tlikebagssomuch,sothey try tocarryeverythingintheirpockets.. Theydon'tmindgettingwet,sotheyusualIydon'tcarryanumbrella.Mostelderlymencarrytheirthings inasmalIcasewhichistypicallyHungarian.

27. Peopleknitjumpersandcardigansfromthinyamforwarmerweather.Thickeryarn,suchaswoolandc henille,isusedforknittingpullovers,warmercardigans,mittens,gloves,skicaps,andscarves.

28. You canweararaincoatandwellingtons, oryoucanjustcarryanumbrellatoprotectyourselffromrain.

29. Ilikenaturalmaterials,likecotton,linenandwool.Idon'tlikesyntheticmaterialsatallbecauseafterwe aring,forexample,clothesmadeofviscose,littleredspotsappearonmyskinwhicharerather itchy

30. Iusuallybuymyclothesinboutiquesorinhypermarketsbecausethereisawidechoiceandthepricesare reasonable.As formyshoes,Ibuytheminspecialisedshops. Theycanbeexpen sivebutthequalityoftheshoesisgood,andIfinditimportanttowearcomfortableshoes.

31. No,Inevergotosecond-handshops,butoneofmycolleaguesbuysallherclothesinsecondhandshopsandnobodycouldtellthatthoseelegantandfashionablepieceswereboughtsecond-hand.

32. No,Idon'ttrustmytastealways.Iprefershoppingwitheithermymotherormyfriendbecauseit'sdifficu ltformetodecidewhatsuitsme.

33. Ithinkhand-medownsareverypractical.Ihaveasisterwhoisthreeyearsolderthanme,soIofteninheritclothesfromher We arethesamesizeandourtastesareverysimilar. Someclothesnevergooutoffashionsoitdoesn' tmatterwhentheywerebought.Sometimesmysisterbuysdressesthatsheneverwears,andshegivesth emtomeinacoupleofmonths.

34. Orderingyourclothesfromcataloguessavesalotoftimeasyoudon'thavetogotoshopsandspendhours tryingtofindsomethinggood. You justlookthroughthecatalogue, fillinanorderform,postitorfaxit,orphonecustomerservice,andinacoupleofdaysyougetthepiecesyo uorderedbypost.Ifyoudon'tliketheclothesbecausetheylookeddifferent inthecatalogue,oryouarenotsatisfiedwiththematerialor quality, orsimplytheclothesdon'tfitorsuityou,youcansendthemback.

35. No,Ithinkthattherearecertainkindsofclothesthatyouhavetowearforcertainoccasionsandplaces.Iti sratherimpolitetogotoworkorschoolwearingatracksuitorwornoutclothes.Theclothesyoucanchoosefromaredifferentnowadaysbutyoustillhavetoconsiderother peoplewhendecidingwhattowear.

36. Therearesomanyprofessionswherewearingauniformiscompulsorythat 1'11 nameonlysomeofthem.Peopleworkinginrestaurantscooks,waitersandwaitressespeopleworkinginhospitals-doctors,nursesandassistantsandpeopleworkinginsupermarketshavetowearuniforms.Employeesinbanksarealsoexpectedtow earuniforms.Ofcourse,allthemembersofthepolice,thefirebrigade,the army, the navy, andthemarinesareinuniforms.

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Dressingwellisimportantinworkplaceswhereemployeesmeetclientsregularly.~Peopleworkingfo rthemediaareexpectedtodresswell,too.Itwouldbenicetosee "tJY weIldressedpeopleinmostprofessions .38. Inourschoolitisforbiddentowearmake-upandtodressinshortsandminiskirts.Teachersdon'tlikestudents'wearingtoomuchjeweIleryorpiercing,either.TracksuitsareaIlo wedonlyonsportsdays.

39. Itrynottolookattheclothes,butiftheyaredirtyorshabbyorobviouslynotsuitablefortheoccasion,I cannothelpforminganegativeopinionoftheperson.

40. Itdependsontheoccasionandtheamount.Idon'treallylikeyounggirlswearingmakeupinordertolookolderandmorefashionable.Whatmakesmeratherirritatediswhenamanusesmas caraoreyeshadow.Whenyoudress-up,however,nicelypreparedmakeupmakesyoulookmoreelegant.

41. Itdepends.Beardandmoustachesuitsomemen,butofcoursetheseshouldbeweIltrimmedandclea n.Stubblemakessomemenlookstrongerandmorehandsome,whileitmakesothersonlyseemsloppya ndunkempt.

42. Itdependsonthecultureofthecountry.InHungarymeninhigherpositionsusuaIlydon'thavelonghair. 43. Womencanputribbons,headbands,clips,flowers,gripsandhair-slidesintotheirhair. 44 . Bothwomenandmenwearbelts,wristwatches,ringsandsometimesnecklacesandstuds,butonlywo menwearclips,pearlnecklaces,chokers,broochesandlockets.Ontheotherhand,onlymenwearbrace s,tie-pins,cuff-linksandpocketwatches.

45. Iftheaccessoriesmakepeoplelookmoreelegantandrnatchtheclothestheyarewearing,Ilike them.Unfortunately,somepeopledon'tpayattentiontomatchingtheiraccessorieswiththeirclot hes.

46 WearingalotofjeweIleryischaracteristicmainlyforartists.47.Dressingliketheothersmakesthemfe elmoresecureandtheyfeeltheyaremembersofagroup.Theresomewhoseowntasteinclotheshasn otdevelopedyet,andtheycanonlyimitateothers.

48. Yes,butI'mhappythatperformerswearthesecostumesatfestivals.Theybelongtothehistoryandtradi tionsofthecountry.

49. Yes, forexample,wearinghighheledshoesalldaylongisnothealthyforyourfeetandspine,andwearingclotheswhicharetootightca ncauseproblemswithbloodcirculation.if themtothefittingroomtotrythemon.Ifthesizeisn'tgood,IasktheshopassistantIf cashdeskandpayforit.Ialsoaskthecashiertowrapitupforme.