Fashion & beauty 11

From the quiz on 28/2/17.

  1. In which country were the fashion brands VAN Jacket, A Bathing Ape, Comme des Garçons and Uniqlo all founded? Japan

  2. What colour are the iconic boxes and bags produced by Tiffany & Co.? (Light) blue

  3. J’adore, Poison, Fahrenheit, Sauvage and Addict are perfumes by which French fashion house? Christian Dior

  4. Which fashion magazine is the subject of R. J. Cutler’s 2007 documentary The September Issue (so called because it is the most important issue of the year)? (American) Vogue

  5. Which cosmetic is (normally) used to create the effect known a wing or feline flick? Eyeliner

  6. Stephen Jones, John Boyd and Philip Treacy are renowned designers of which item of clothing? Hats/headwear

  7. The tightly-woven waterproof fabric known as gabardine was invented in 1879 by the founder of which British luxury fashion house? Burberry

  8. Chris Greenhalgh’s 2002 novel Coco and Igor is based on a rumoured affair between Coco Chanel and which Russian composer? (Igor) Stravinsky

  9. What are embedded in the soles of shoes made by the American company Heelys? Wheels

  10. At the Academy Award ceremony in 1995, Australian costume designer Lizzy Gardiner wore a much-lambasted dress made from over 200 of what unusual item (all of which had expired)? (American Express Gold) credit cards


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