# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Marketing Task 332270220

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify basic garment silhouettes and styles.


Identification should include basic silhouettes (e.g., straight, bell, bustle) and garment styles (e.g., skirts, coats, pants, dresses, collars, sleeves, necklines).

Process/Skill Questions

  • How have silhouettes changed throughout history?
  • What are the defining silhouettes of today’s fashion?
  • How do different silhouettes and garment styles enhance different body types?
  • How do cultural and regional differences influence silhouettes and garment styles?
  • What style of women's wear for the office developed in the 1970s? Why?
  • Why is it important to dress according to the culture of the place of business (e.g., a banker would need to dress conservatively)?
  • What does it mean when people say that fashion styles, like hemlines, have a life cycle?
  • Where have we seen recent changes in regional fashion in America?

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Understand marketing's role and function in business to facilitate economic exchanges with customers.