What is one of the most important aspects of Italian culture? Well, that’s Italian fashion, even though in these days we might have seen a bit of a fear factor revolving around Italy, and one of the lowest recorded Milan Fashion Weeks, with the coronavirus contagion containment, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t look at one of the drivers of the Italian cultural push around the world.

Italian mens fashion and Italian women fashion are considered some of the best in the world.

So, how do you speak fashion in Italian, how are you gonna be in with the cool kids when fashion week comes about?

It’s so important that we have a list of Italian fashion schools to look through. Might as well find the best Italian fashion school for you, while you’re at it.

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Italian fashion terms you need to know

First, let’s look at some of the most important Italian fashion brands. you know go indulge in your question “I want to know Italian brand famous“. We’ve got some of the biggest names in the world and some of the most important Creative Directors are Italian fashion designers. It’s true that most of the brands I’ll drop below are quite pricey Italian fashion labels, but hey there is a reason why people are in love with Italian fashion labels.

Household names like Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Armani, and those are just the high luxury brands. Plus some of the new kids on the block like GCDS, which is one of the most followed Italian street fashion companies atm.

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As we’ve learned in all the posts on Milan, it goes without saying that Milano is the Italian fashion city, but don’t forget about Florence, and even Naples (mostly famous for it’s tailoring). 

Now, what do you need to know about Italian fashion?

I’ll be honest there isn’t much other than what you need to buy in-store, cause if we look at how international Italian everyday fashion has become, we see that many words in the business have become English, that’s mainly because it’s easier to communicate that way.

But that doesn’t mean I’m not gonna give you some Italian style words to drop in your convos, it wouldn’t be a StudetnsVille dictionary post. “I want to know fashion Italian words” great here you go!

Italian Fashion – Moda Italiana

Jumpsuit – Tuta

One of a kind – Pezzo Unico

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High Heels – Tacchi Alti

Custom Made – Fatto Su Misura

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Catwalk – Passerella

Fitting Room – Camerino

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Blazer – Tailleur

Sustainable Fashion – Moda Sostenibile

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Brand Ambassador – Testimonial

Made-to-order – Fatto su Ordine

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Loafers – Mocassini

Platform shoes – Scarpe con la Zeppa

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These are some of the most common words to use when talking about Italian clothing style, actually in general so now you can also speak the fashion lingo not just wonder how to look Italian. You can use them for that Italian summer fashion, that Italian winter fashion, and really all of the Italian fashion style you’re craving for. 

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