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  • 1. 

    Which fashion magazine got its start in 1892 as a weekly society paper?

    • A.

      Elle

    • B.

      GQ

    • C.

      Vogue

    • D.

      Vanity Fair

    Correct Answer
    C. Vogue
    Explanation
    Vogue is the correct answer because it is a well-known fashion magazine that was first established in 1892 as a weekly society paper. It has a long history in the fashion industry and is renowned for its coverage of high fashion, beauty, and culture. Vogue has become an iconic publication, setting trends and showcasing the work of top designers and photographers.

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  • 2. 

    Baby Phat held its first solo fashion show in what year?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 2002
    Explanation
    In 2002, Baby Phat held its first solo fashion show. This suggests that before 2002, Baby Phat may have been a part of a group fashion show or may have showcased its designs in a different format. The fact that Baby Phat decided to have its own fashion show in 2002 indicates that the brand had gained enough recognition and popularity to showcase its designs independently.

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  • 3. 

    Which Italian design house provided the suits worn by gangsters and G-men in "The Untouchables"?

    • A.

      Gucci

    • B.

      Versace

    • C.

      Prada

    • D.

      Armani

    Correct Answer
    D. Armani
    Explanation
    Armani is the correct answer because it is an Italian design house known for its high-end and stylish suits. "The Untouchables" is a movie set in the Prohibition era, where gangsters and law enforcement officers are prominently featured. Armani's reputation for creating sophisticated and elegant clothing makes it a fitting choice for providing the suits worn by both gangsters and G-men in the movie.

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  • 4. 

    What was Marilyn Monroe's pink "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" dress made of?

    • A.

      Silk And Lace

    • B.

      Upholstery Satin & Felt

    • C.

      Tulle And Calico

    • D.

      Leather And Rayon

    Correct Answer
    B. Upholstery Satin & Felt
    Explanation
    The pink "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" dress worn by Marilyn Monroe was made of upholstery satin and felt. This combination of fabrics would have given the dress a luxurious and glamorous appearance, fitting for the iconic performance in the film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes". The upholstery satin would have provided a smooth and shiny surface, while the felt would have added structure and volume to the dress. This choice of materials would have enhanced the overall aesthetic and elegance of the dress, making it a perfect fit for Monroe's iconic performance.

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  • 5. 

    Hardy Amies, costume designer for "2001: A Space Odyssey", was a favorite of which of these?

    • A.

      Prince Charles

    • B.

      Prince Andrew

    • C.

      Princess Diana

    • D.

      Queen Elizabeth II

    Correct Answer
    D. Queen Elizabeth II
    Explanation
    Hardy Amies, the costume designer for "2001: A Space Odyssey", was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth II. This suggests that Queen Elizabeth II had a personal preference for Amies and enjoyed his work.

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  • 6. 

    On "Seinfeld" Jerry said his puffy shirt made him look like what?

    • A.

      A Dance Instructor

    • B.

      A Chef

    • C.

      A Pirate

    • D.

      A Farmer

    Correct Answer
    C. A Pirate
    Explanation
    Jerry said his puffy shirt made him look like a pirate. This is a reference to an episode of the TV show "Seinfeld" where Jerry agrees to wear a puffy shirt on a talk show without realizing it. He is then mocked by his friends and audience for looking like a pirate. The episode revolves around the comedic consequences of this fashion mishap.

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  • 7. 

    As a trade magazine, "Apparel Arts" included what pasted into its pages?

    • A.

      Patterns

    • B.

      Sizing Charts

    • C.

      Business Cards

    • D.

      Fabric Samples

    Correct Answer
    D. Fabric Samples
    Explanation
    "Apparel Arts" included fabric samples in its pages. This is because as a trade magazine, it aimed to provide useful and practical information for professionals in the apparel industry. Including fabric samples would allow readers to visually and tactilely experience different fabrics, helping them make informed decisions about fabric choices for their designs or business.

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  • 8. 

    What fabric takes its name from a word meaning shelter?

    • A.

      Gabardine

    • B.

      Rayon

    • C.

      Gore-Tex

    • D.

      Nylon

    Correct Answer
    A. Gabardine
    Explanation
    Gabardine takes its name from the word "gaberdine," which means shelter or protective cloak. This fabric was originally developed for its durability and weather resistance, making it suitable for outdoor wear and providing protection from the elements. The name "gabardine" reflects its purpose as a fabric that can provide shelter and protection.

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  • 9. 

    An HBO film about which model had the tagline "Too Beautiful To Die. Too Wild To Live"?

    • A.

      Janice Dickinson

    • B.

      Gia Carangi

    • C.

      Elle Macpherson

    • D.

      Kate Moss

    Correct Answer
    B. Gia Carangi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gia Carangi. The given tagline "Too Beautiful To Die. Too Wild To Live" is associated with the HBO film about Gia Carangi. Gia Carangi was a famous American fashion model in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She was known for her striking beauty and rebellious personality, which aligns with the tagline of the film.

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  • 10. 

    In the late 1980's Perry Ellis made most of its money from what?

    • A.

      Licensing

    • B.

      Trading

    • C.

      Importing

    • D.

      Exporting

    Correct Answer
    A. Licensing
    Explanation
    Perry Ellis made most of its money from licensing in the late 1980s. This means that they allowed other companies to use their brand name and designs in exchange for a fee. This allowed Perry Ellis to expand its reach and generate revenue without having to directly produce or sell products themselves. Licensing deals could include clothing, accessories, fragrances, and other merchandise.

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  • 11. 

    In "Zoolander", who was male model Derek Zoolander's new rival?

    • A.

      Viktor

    • B.

      Claude

    • C.

      Pierre

    • D.

      Hansel

    Correct Answer
    D. Hansel
    Explanation
    In the movie "Zoolander," male model Derek Zoolander's new rival is Hansel. This is evident from the storyline where Hansel, played by Owen Wilson, is introduced as a young and successful male model who becomes a competitor to Derek Zoolander, played by Ben Stiller. Throughout the movie, Hansel and Derek engage in various competitions and conflicts, highlighting their rivalry in the fashion industry.

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  • 12. 

    Dolce and Gabbana's first spring collection debuted in what year?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1956

    Correct Answer
    B. 1986
    Explanation
    Dolce and Gabbana's first spring collection debuted in 1986. This means that the fashion brand was established and started showcasing their designs to the public in that year.

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  • 13. 

    Which 1971 film featured Malcolm McDowell in a white suit and black bowler hat?

    • A.

      Fiddler On The Roof

    • B.

      A Clockwork Orange

    • C.

      Shaft

    • D.

      Harold And Maude

    Correct Answer
    B. A Clockwork Orange
    Explanation
    "A Clockwork Orange" is the correct answer because it is a 1971 film that features Malcolm McDowell wearing a white suit and black bowler hat. The film, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is known for its dystopian setting and McDowell's iconic portrayal of the main character, Alex DeLarge. The white suit and black bowler hat have become synonymous with the character and are recognizable symbols of the film.

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  • 14. 

    Which clothing line began as three-paneled, neon beach shorts and T-shirts?

    • A.

      Mossimo

    • B.

      Brooks Brothers

    • C.

      Polo

    • D.

      Skidz

    Correct Answer
    A. Mossimo
    Explanation
    Mossimo is the correct answer because it is a clothing line that started with three-paneled, neon beach shorts and T-shirts. The brand was founded by Mossimo Giannulli in 1986 and gained popularity for its casual and beach-inspired designs. The brand expanded its product range over the years and became a well-known name in the fashion industry.

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  • 15. 

    In "Zoolander", how many years in a row did Derek Zoolander win "Male Model of The Year"?

    • A.

      Ten

    • B.

      Nineteen

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    In the movie "Zoolander", Derek Zoolander won "Male Model of The Year" for three consecutive years. This indicates that he was recognized and celebrated as the best male model in the fashion industry for three years in a row.

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  • 16. 

    Which actress's first scene in "How to Steal a Million" showed her in a red car, dressed all in white?

    • A.

      Catherine Keener

    • B.

      Brigette Bardot

    • C.

      Audrey Hepburn

    • D.

      Grace Kelly

    Correct Answer
    C. Audrey Hepburn
    Explanation
    In the movie "How to Steal a Million," Audrey Hepburn's first scene shows her in a red car, dressed all in white. Audrey Hepburn is a well-known actress and her iconic style and elegance make her a perfect fit for this role. Her portrayal of the character in this scene sets the tone for her character's sophistication and charm throughout the film.

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  • 17. 

    "GQ" fashion writer Glenn O'Brien is better known as what?

    • A.

      Miss Manners

    • B.

      The Style Guy

    • C.

      The Man's Man

    • D.

      Ann Landers

    Correct Answer
    B. The Style Guy
    Explanation
    Glenn O'Brien, the "GQ" fashion writer, is better known as The Style Guy. This suggests that he is recognized for his expertise and knowledge in the field of fashion and style. The title "The Style Guy" implies that he is a go-to person for fashion advice and is well-respected in the industry.

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  • 18. 

    The classic black-and-white soda jerk uniform was inspired by what?

    • A.

      Police Uniforms

    • B.

      Military Uniforms

    • C.

      Sumo Uniforms

    • D.

      Ice Cream Sundaes

    Correct Answer
    B. Military Uniforms
    Explanation
    The classic black-and-white soda jerk uniform was inspired by military uniforms. The uniform's design, with its crisp white shirt and dark pants, resembles the traditional attire worn by military personnel. This choice of uniform was likely intended to convey a sense of professionalism and authority, as well as to create a distinctive and recognizable look for soda jerks.

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  • 19. 

    What name, pronounced similarly the world over, did Renzo Rosso give to his clothing line?

    • A.

      DKNY

    • B.

      Polo

    • C.

      Diesel

    • D.

      FUBU

    Correct Answer
    C. Diesel
    Explanation
    Renzo Rosso gave the name "Diesel" to his clothing line.

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  • 20. 

    Which magazine publisher purchased "Vogue" in 1909?

    • A.

      Hearst

    • B.

      Conde Nast

    • C.

      National Geographic

    • D.

      United Media

    Correct Answer
    B. Conde Nast
    Explanation
    Conde Nast is the correct answer because they purchased "Vogue" in 1909. Conde Nast is a well-known magazine publisher, and their acquisition of "Vogue" helped to establish the magazine as a leading fashion publication.

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