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Beginner A: do you thinkstill fashionablethis dress? B:think so. Bluestill fashionable atmoment. a: this style came out last year, though.likedress, but I’m not sure whether last year’s fashions will be same this year. b:think this kinddress will stayfashion forfew more years. People don’t change fashions every year. It would be too expensive. a: yes. Onlytop designer trytell peoplechange fashion every year, but only rich people can do it. b: there are some real fashion victims who just havekeep totally up-to-date with expensive clothes. a:wishcould be onethose people, but my budget simply doesn’t stretch that far.havelimitamountmoneyspendclothes otherwisewould goa shopping frenzy. B:know what you mean. The situation will be worse if we marry our boyfriendshave children. The we’ll have even less moneyspendfashionable clothes!
Intermediate A: look at these clothes designed by top fashion designer like Versacci, Calvin Klein,Vivienne Westwood. What do you thinkthem? B: well, they look lovely, but they’re not very practical.mean, would you wear that dressthe office or walking downstreet? A:know what you mean. People would stare at youamazement if you wore something like thatan everyday situation.suppose only extravagant rich people wear then at cocktail parties. B: maybe. I’m not sure why they have fashion shows like this. Hardly anyone will buy those clothes. The clothes you see are nothing likeones that ordinary people wear. It seems likewastemoney. A:think thatdesigners hold these fashion shows forfew reasons. First, it’s just likebig party. They can meet each othernetwork. The other thingthat itgreat advertising. Alljournalistsphotographers are there. Thirdly,give themchanceshow what they would likesee people wearing. B: you meant it’s an expressiontheir fantasies? A: yes.thinkdesigners are saying that these clothes are what they would likesee people wear if those people weren’t concerned with what other people might think. Inway,designers are saying‘don’t worry about what others think. Wear what you like!’. B: very philosophical.think they design these clothes morepublicity. They trysee who can bemost extremeoutrageous, but still stylish. A: come on. All this fashion has reminded me thatwantbuy some clothes