Everyone has a unique sense of clothing style regardless of whether they pay attention to fashion or not. The clothing we wear can say a lot about us as individuals. It could show our interests, cultural background, or even our professionalism. Because of this, fashion can be a great topic of conversation!

In the following table, we'll introduce you to a number of phrases and questions that you can use to discuss fashion with others. By using them you'll be able to take part in conversations about clothing and be able to compliment somebody's sense of style. Let's get started!

Essential Phrases

What's in style nowadays?
 
Fashion and trends change so fast.
 
Wearing pants like these just came back in style.
 
She's always trying to keep up with what's in fashion.
 
He definitely takes pride in his appearance.
 
Where do you get all your clothes?
 
I buy most of my clothes at second-hand shops.
 
Do you ever shop for designer clothes?
 
What kind of style do you have?
 
I like to dress more casually.
 
I don't really care about fashion.
 
Accessories are a must-have.
 
Second-hand fashion is more sustainable.
 
You have a great sense of style.
 
Your clothes are so trendy.
 
She has a great eye for fashion.
 
I wouldn't be caught dead in that shirt.
 
They're certainly dressed to kill.
 
He's definitely dressed to impress.
 
She's dressed to the nines tonight.
 
 

Answers to the Most Common Questions

What are the most essential English phrases for talking about fashion?
  • What's in style nowadays?
  • I like to dress more casually.
  • Your clothes are so trendy.
  • She has a great eye for fashion.
  • Wearing pants like these just came back in style.
  • Where do you get all your clothes?
  • I buy most of my clothes at second-hand shops.
  • He's definitely dressed to impress.
What are some useful English idioms used to talk about fashion?
Here are a couple common English idioms used when talking about fashion:

They're certainly dressed to kill.
He's definitely dressed to impress.
She's dressed to the nines tonight.

The three idioms above are used to describe someone who is dressed up very nicely. You'd most likely use them to describe someone wearing formal clothing like a suit or dress.

I wouldn't be caught dead in that shirt.

You would use this last idiom whenever you want to say that you would never wear something. In the case of the example above it means: I would never wear that shirt..