AEE 292: How to Talk About Fashion in English

how to talk about fashion in English

What is your fashion style?

Would you like to be able to talk about fashion in English in a more sophisticated way?

Today you’ll get to expand your English fashion vocabulary in this episode with Lindsay and Michelle.


Fashion Vocabulary:


1) Umbrella term= Bag

  • Purse
  • Backpack
  • Satchel
  • Handbag
  • Pocketbook
  • Evening bag
  • Clutch
  • Wristlet


2) Umbrella term= Shoes

  • Sneakers
    • Tennis shoes
    • Walking shoes
  • Boots
    • Hiking boots
  • Heels
  • Flats
  • Sandals
      • Birkenstocks
  • Flip Flops


3) Umbrella term= Shirt

  • T-shirt
  • Blouse
  • Tank Top (Spaghetti straps, sleeveless)
  • Sweater
  • Sweatshirt
    • Hoodie (hooded sweatshirt)


4) Umbrella term= Jacket

  • Coat (heavier than a jacket)
  • Ski jacket
  • Leather jacket
  • Peacoat



What do you think?

How do you know when someone is fashionable?

What is your fashion style?

Share it with us in the comments.

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