# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Marketing Task 1411502047

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate between fashion trends and fads.


Differentiation should include a definition of trend and fad and an explanation of the differences between the two.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between a trend and a fad? What are some examples of each?
  • What are some fashion fads that have occurred in your lifetime? What characterizes these as fads?
  • What is the origin of the word fad?
  • How are fads important to the fashion industry?
  • How often do trends reoccur?
  • How would you analyze major fashion trends of the 20th century?
  • What is a recent fad you did not like? Why did you dislike it?
  • Why does a fad move quickly through the fashion cycle?

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Acquire information to guide business decision-making.