British fashion has always been acclaimed for its "fearlessness" and Brits are famed for their individual sense of style. We're often described as having a "thrown-on" feel to what we wear. With many fashion designers, Britain has a lot of choice when it comes to Fashion. Designers such as Dun Hill, Gieves and Hawks and Tom Baker and many more have their stores in London's famous Savile row.
1. Watch the video
2. Match the adjectives to their meaning
8. Tailor made
a) made to order
b) good quality, excellent
c) the forefront of a trend
d) made by a tailor with care and style
e) produced effect
f) individual, independently - minded
g) a desire to resist authority
h) the forefront of a trend
i) small in relation to length or width
3. Match the vocabulary to their definitions
2) Three piece suit
3) Savile Row
6) Military Tunic
a) a medium length coat or jacket.
b) a street in Mayfair London.
c) a matching jacket, waistcoat and trousers.
d) long existence.
e) a general direction something is changing.
f) a person who's occupation is making fitted clothes.
g) skill in a particular craft. The quality of design.
h) the upholding of tradition.
4. Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings
Verbs & phrasal verbs
1. To flaunt
2. Take a risk
3. To fasten
4. Passed down
5. Put on
6. Fall down
a) to wear
b) dress or behave in a sexually provocative way.
c) the action of falling to the ground.
d) to proceed in an action without regard to the possibility of danger involved in it.
e) to give something to somebody younger than you.
f) to close or seal a garment.