fads and fashions
the latest teen trends and fashions
be 'it' , the "it"
to a June, 2006 USA Today article, headbands
are "it" this summer. Everybody wants
one, especially celebrities.
is the "it bag. Everyone is buying
style of tennis shoes is in
this year. Every one is wearing this
style--the ones with thick
style of tennis shoe is out. People
were wearing this style last year, but now
they are no longer popular.
If a something is 'it', it is very
popular. Many people like it.
something is 'in', it is very
popular or fashionable with a lot of
people at the same time. If something is
'out', it was popular before (last
year, for example), but it is no longer
is an 'it' bag--everyone wants
skirts were in last year, but they
are out this year. (Long skirts
were popular last year, but now no one is
think short hair is in this year.
All my friends are getting their hair cut
very short. Long hair just doesn't seem to
be as popular this year.
ways to say something is popular
Other expressions can be used to talk
about things which are popular or
fashionable with a lot of people at a
given time. Here are some examples written
by students about popular fads in Japan in
is the in thing.
are in this year.
are all the rage.
a big hit in Japan.
cell phone craze
is really big all over the
are crazy about Doraemon.
are some more examples of how these expressions are
with big heels are the in thing this
clothes are in at American
jumping is the latest craze among young
hair is really in this year.
are a big hit with school children.
blue jeans are the latest rage in my
see how these expressions are used, read short
description of trends
and fashions that were popular in Japan in the
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in your country!
us what is popular or fashionable where
you live? What fashions, hair styles,
toys, or objects are in? What are
the latest crazes?