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Only A Fashion Expert Can Get 15/20 On This Quiz

Because there's more to fashion than #OOTD.

  1. Which of these words isn't actually a fashion term?

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    Prêt-à-porter
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    Incorrect
    Epaulettes
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    Incorrect
    Filigree
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    Incorrect
    Pastèque
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pastèque means "watermelon" in French.

    Even though watermelon is a very ~stylish~ fruit, pastèque isn't actually a fashion term.

    Pastèque means "watermelon" in French.
    Via margouillatphotos / Getty Images
  2. Which of these men doesn't own a clothing line?

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    Via FREDERIC J. BROWN / Staff
    Via FREDERIC J. BROWN / Staff
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    Incorrect
    Via Christopher Polk / Staff
    Via Christopher Polk / Staff
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Clemens Bilan / Stringer
    Via Clemens Bilan / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Jason Kempin / Staff
    Via Jason Kempin / Staff
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Unfortunately Silver Fox Designs is not a thing... yet.

    Unfortunately Silver Fox Designs is not a thing... yet.
    Via Ian Gavan / Staff
  3. Which of these ladies was the Creative Director of American Vogue?

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    Incorrect
    Via John Lamparski / Stringer
    Grace Coddington
    Via John Lamparski / Stringer
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Stringer
    Anna Wintour
    Via Kevork Djansezian / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Mireya Acierto / Stringer
    Carine Roitfeld
    Via Mireya Acierto / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Pascal Le Segretain / Staff
    Anna Dello Russo
    Via Pascal Le Segretain / Staff
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Grace Coddington was Creative Director until 2016.

    Grace Coddington was Creative Director until 2016. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via The September Issue
  4. Where's Karl Lagerfeld from?

    Pascal Le Segretain / Staff
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    Austria
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    Incorrect
    France
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    Incorrect
    Germany
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    Incorrect
    Switzerland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He was born in Hamburg, Germany.

    He was born in Hamburg, Germany.
    Via Stephen Lovekin / Staff
  5. Who is this lady?

    Monica Schipper / Stringer
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    Betsy Johnson
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    Incorrect
    Diane von Furstenberg
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    Incorrect
    Patricia Field
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    Incorrect
    Rebecca Minkoff
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Patricia Field!

    She is famous for styling the ladies of the HBO series Sex and the City.

    Patricia Field! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via HBO
  6. Which of these is a Bishop sleeve?

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    Via neimanmarcus.com*b0&CS_003=5630585
    Via neimanmarcus.com*b0&CS_003=5630585
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    Incorrect
    Via lookastic.com
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's basically a long sleeve, fuller at the bottom than the top.

    It's basically a long sleeve, fuller at the bottom than the top.
    Via en.wikipedia.org
  7. Which of these guys isn't actually an Italian designer?

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    Emilio Pucci
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    Mario Balotelli
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    Frida Giannini
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    Incorrect
    Luciano Benetton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mario Balotelli is an Italian soccer player.

    He was also a meme for a hot second in 2012.

    Mario Balotelli is an Italian soccer player. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via SB Nation
  8. Who do we have to thank for the LBD (little black dress)?

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    Via Hulton Archive / Stringer
    Christian Dior
    Via Hulton Archive / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Getty Images / Stringer
    Yves Saint Laurent
    Via Getty Images / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Hulton Archive / Stringer
    Bill Blass
    Via Hulton Archive / Stringer
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    Incorrect
    Via Evening Standard / Stringer
    Coco Chanel
    Via Evening Standard / Stringer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The iconic Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, of course.

    The iconic Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, of course. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via tumblr.com
  9. Select the pair of Mary Janes:

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    Via RuthBlack / Getty Images
    Via RuthBlack / Getty Images
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    Via MaleWitch / Getty Images
    Via MaleWitch / Getty Images
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    Incorrect
    Via adisa / Getty Images
    Via adisa / Getty Images
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    Incorrect
    Via StockPhotosArt / Getty Images
    Via StockPhotosArt / Getty Images
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mary Janes are closed-toe shoes with one or more straps across the instep.

    Mary Janes are closed-toe shoes with one or more straps across the instep.
    Via CaseyHillPhoto / Getty Images
  10. Which of these brands isn't named after a real person?

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    Liz Claiborne
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    Alice & Olivia
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    J.Crew
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    Proenza Schouler
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    J.Crew!

    It's founder, Arthur Cinader, picked a name that represented the brand's preppy aesthetic and competed with Ralph Lauren's Polo label.

    J.Crew! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via tenor.co
  11. Who is she?

    Dimitrios Kambouris / Staff
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    Giovanna Battaglia, Senior Fashion Editor at Vogue Japan
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    Jenna Lyons, J.Crew's President
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    Donna Karan, Fashion Designer
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    Incorrect
    Kate Spade, Fashion Designer
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    Wrong!

    Jenna Lyons!

    Jenna Lyons! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via HBO
  12. What is this pattern called?

    Tarzhanova / Getty Images
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    Herringbone
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    Incorrect
    Polka dots
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    Incorrect
    Gingham
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    Incorrect
    Houndstooth
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Houndstooth!

    Houndstooth!
    Via luanateutzi / Getty Images
  13. Which of these designers is known for the wrap dress?

    shop.nordstrom.com
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    Diane von Furstenberg
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    Incorrect
    Coco Channel
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    Donna Karan
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    Incorrect
    Vivienne Westwood
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    DVF, baby!

    DVF, baby! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via E!
  14. What is this neckline called?

    ohdresses.com
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    Queen Anne
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    Incorrect
    Halter
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    Sweatheart
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    Bolero
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Queen Anne!

    Queen Anne!
    Via rockmywedding.co.uk
  15. Who is the vibrant lady?

    Brian Ach / Stringer
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    Diana Vreeland
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    Incorrect
    Twiggy
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    Incorrect
    Iris Apfel
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    Incorrect
    Baddie Winkle
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The ever so stylish, Iris Apfel.

    The ever so stylish, Iris Apfel. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  16. What is this coat called?

    brooksbrothers.com
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    Chesterfield coat
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    Incorrect
    Peacoat
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    Long blazer
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    Incorrect
    Balmacaan coat
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chesterfield coat!

    Chesterfield coat! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via TBS
  17. Before starting his own line, who did Alexander McQueen design for?

    FRANCOIS GUILLOT / Staff
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    Balmain
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    Incorrect
    Burberry
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    Incorrect
    Louis Vuitton
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    Givenchy
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    Wrong!

    He was head designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001.

    He was head designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001.
    Via PIERRE VERDY / Staff
  18. Select the Fedora:

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    Via marksandspencer.com
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    Via villagehatshop.com
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    Via christys-hats.com
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    Via hatsandcaps.co.uk
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fedoras have a wide brim; smaller-sized-brim hats are called trilbies.

    Fedoras have a wide brim; smaller-sized-brim hats are called trilbies.
    Via sweetpeachblog.com
  19. True or false: Louis Vuitton isn't a real person.

    China Photos / Stringer
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    True
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    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Louis Vuitton is a real person.

    His career started in 1852 when Napoleon's wife hired him as her personal box-maker and packer.

    Louis Vuitton is a real person.
    Via biography.com
  20. True or false: "The Battle of Versailles" was a fashion show that pitted American designers against French designers in the early '70s.

    THOMAS COEX / Staff
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    False, it was an important battle during the French Revolution
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    Incorrect
    True! It happened in November 1973
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    Incorrect
    False, it has something to do with Marie Antoinette
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    Incorrect
    True, it was a show hosted by King Louis XIV
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's real! There's even a book and a documentary about it.

    The fashion show was a fund-raiser for the restoration of Versailles.

    It's real! There's even a book and a documentary about it.
    Via amazon.com
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