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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Glossary you usually come across when reading japanese fashion magazines

I'll be updating this post from time to time when new terms are found, so be sure to check back from time to time.

If you find any errors in these, don't hesitate to point them out! And if you think there're some interesting words/phrases missing, do share!

森 Mori
ガール Girl
北欧ガール Northen Europe girl

夏 Summer
春 Spring
秋 Autumn/fall
冬 Winter

重ね着 Layering, wearing one garment over another
着こなしは To dress well, to dress stylish
もの Thing, object
(大)すき (a lot) like

ふわふわ light, airy, fluffy

コーディネト or コーデ Coordinate
アイテム Item
アウター Outer

ワンピ Onepiece
ベスト Vest
カーデ Cardi(gan)
ポンチョ Poncho
ペチコート Petticoat

Shoes 靴 (also found as くつ)
ストラップ Strap シューズ shoes (english word japanized, that's why it's written differently from the "shoes" above)

Accessories 小物
ストール Stole
帽子 Hat, cap
ヘッド Head アクセ Acce(ssory)

レース Lace
ファー Fur
ウール Wool
ニット Knit

アルパカ Alpaca
ラビット/ うさぎ Rabbit (english and japanese words resp.)

ロマンチック Romantic
ふんわり Gently, airy, fluffy
ナチュラル Natural
ほっこり Warm and fluffy
ロング Long
おしゃれ Stylish, fashionable
キュート Cute
ガーリー Girly
すてき Lovely, beautiful

ちょっぴり Very little bit
もっと More, longer, further