Identify current trends in fashion and the sources where they can be found.
Identification should include trends in current men's, women's, and children's apparel and accessories, as well as trends in home fashion.
- What are current trends in men's fashion? Women's fashion? Children's fashion?
- What are ways that fashion companies can dictate trends?
- Are tattoos considered a fashion trend associated with the turn of the millennium? Why, or why not?
- How are home-fashion trends related to apparel trends? How are they different from apparel trends?
- How does the economy affect trends in fashion?
- What impact does the economy have on trends in home furnishings (i.e., home fashion)?
- What does the merchandise acceptance curve (i.e., fashion cycle) look like for home furnishings vs. apparel?