30 fashion quiz questions to test your general knowledge – Cambridgeshire Live

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If you’re over taking the time to create your own quiz round, we’ve created a quiz section on our website filled with more general knowledge tests.

This fashion quiz, with questions covering everything from royal wedding dresses to London Fashion Week, will put your haute couture knowledge to the test.

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Read on for 30 fashion questions as well as the answers for the quiz master at the end.

Questions

  1. What do you call women’s knee-length trousers that are cut with full legs to look like a skirt?

  2. Who designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress?

  3. What do the initials stand for in fashion brand DKNY?

  4. What German creative director and fashion designer died last year? He was associated with Chanel, Fendi and his own label.

  5. What French luxury leather goods company has a jockey riding a horse as their logo? 

  6. What is Coco Chanel’s real first name?

  7. What nationality is model Gisele Bundchen?

  8. What is the name of the kind of pouch which Scotsmen wear in front of their kilts?

  9. The four fashion capitals of the 20th century were considered to be Paris, London, New York and which other missing city?

  10. Who designed the apparel for the United Kingdom’s 2012 Olympic teams?

  11. What does the French phrase ‘prêt à porter’ mean?

  12. The Kelly Bag was named after which Hollywood actress?

  13. Red-soled shoes are the signature of which fashion designer?

  14. What street in London is famous for traditional men’s bespoke tailoring?

  15. Which British luxury brand has a logo featuring an equestrian knight and the Latin word ‘Prorsum’?

  16. Who designed Victoria Beckham’s wedding dress?

  17. What is the forerunner to the modern necktie? It’s a short, wide strip of fabric worn around the neck and tucked inside an open-necked shirt

  18. Name a clothing shop on Sidney Street, Cambridge

  19. What is the name of a clergymen’s long outer garment?

  20. Who is Anna Wintour?

  21. What is the name of the dark green precious stone which is used to make ornaments?

  22. What fashion designer was shot and killed in Miami, Florida in 1997?

  23. What name is given to a type of cloak, originating in South America, which resembles a blanket with a central hole for the head?

  24. What do you call the diamond shape pattern often seen on socks? 

  25. How many times is London Fashion Week held each year and when?

  26. Who performed at the Victoria Secret Fashion show in 2018?

  27. What was the Met Gala’s theme this year before it was postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic?

  28. Fashion retailer H&M was founded in which European country?
  29. What is the name of a brooch or ring with a portrait profile carved in relief?

  30. In the 1990s which supermodel famously fell over on the catwalk while wearing a pair of Vivienne Westwood shoes?

Answers

  1. Culottes

  2. Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen

  3. Donna Karan New York

  4. Karl Lagerfeld

  5. Longchamp

  6. Gabrielle

  7. Brazilian

  8.  Sporran

  9. Milan

  10. Stella McCartney

  11. Ready to wear

  12. Grace Kelly

  13. Christian Louboutin

  14. Savile Row

  15. Burberry

  16. Vivienne Westwood

  17. Cravat

  18. There are many more but answers include Oliver Bonas, Jack Wills, M&S, Next, Monsoon, Joules, The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, The Dr. Martens Store

  19. Cassock

  20. Editor-in-chief of Vogue

  21. Jade

  22. Gianni Versace

  23. Poncho

  24. Argyle

  25. Twice, February and September

  26. Shawn Mendes, Rita Ora, The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, Halsey, Leela James, Kelsea Ballerini, and The Struts

  27. About Time: Fashion And Duration

  28. Sweden

  29. Cameo

  30. Naomi Campbell

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