Friday, February 6, 2009


‘Chiconomics’ Top Fashion Buzzword

AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Staying chic in a shabby economy is a serious worry for fashionistas.

The Global Language Monitor – a company that analyzes word usage trends – has released their list of today’s Top Fashion Buzzwords, and “Chiconomics” is the most stylish word in the industry.

Chiconomics is a term that describes how chicness has been affected by the economic crisis. Despite the lack of cash, the drive to be chic remains strong.

Other fashion buzzwords include...

  • Michelle Obama, who has truly become the First Lady of Fashion since entering the White House.

  • “Ferosh,” a combination of fierce and ferociousness popularized by Project Runway winner Christian Siriano.

  • “Draping, Grecian, or Goddess,” the Greco-Roman look that continues its 2,500-year comeback.

  • “On Trend,” the trendy way to say trendy in the fashion world.

  • “Fast Fashion,” the ability to produce low-cost knock-offs, which is often done by retailers like Target and H&M.

  • “Fruit Salad,” mixed prints that are big and bold.

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