December 17 2015
A linguistic approach to the term fashion.


If we have to define the term "fashion" from an etymological perspective, we say that is a word of French origin, mode, referring to the custom or usage having a particular community at a particular time. This aspect of fashion is what appears in all definitions that we found after consulting various general and specialized dictionaries.



Article by Encarna Ruiz, Research Director of ESDiColor_LAB, professor and head of the Trends and Innovation Unit ESDi (University Department of Theory and Development of Design ESDi).