20 Types of Fashion Styles

By on December 7, 2015

Fashion. Fashion is completely transparent. It’s fun, it’s confusing, and it never dies off. Fashions from the past are still being worn by women across the country and new fashions are being designed every day. There’s SO many different fashion styles, and we’ve come up with a list of the top 20 looks, from elegant to gothic, exotic to casual, and everything in between. 1

1. Trendy
Yup, you guessed correctly: the girl who follows a trendy fashion style is always up-to-date on the latest trends, and probably refreshes her wardrobe four times a year with the changing seasons. She always makes sure she’s following the latest fashion news and always looks like she just stepped off the runway.

22. Casual
When you hear ‘casual’, you probably think ‘frumpy’; and the casual fashion style could really be ANYTHING but frumpy! Women who indulge in the casual fashion style don’t grab the exotic and bold items off the shelves. They would much rather prefer a simple white tee and a pair of black pants with a coordinating and trendy purse. The entire look is very modern and uncluttered with an extra touch of subtle elegance.

33. Exotic
Just as the name would describe, exotic fashion is all about wearing something nobody has ever seen before. It’s a collection of bold, mysterious, and eye-catching pieces, usually consisting of vibrant colors and intricate embroidery, fascinating prints and standout jewelry that can be seen from a mile away.

44. Vibrant
A vibrant fashion style is reserved for the lady who wants to say “Hey, look at ME, world!” This energetic and intense fashion style typically features garments with wild patterns and exaggerated embroidery as well as asymmetrical designs and tons of colors. Most of her wardrobe will be lined with super light and pastel colors that draw the attention of everyone’s eyes, no matter where it’s worn.

55. Sexy
There is two main goals of the sexy fashion style: gain the attention of every male around you and show as much skin as legally and humanly possible. Sexy style is all about showing off your *best* features, those being your breasts, stomach, and legs. A woman whose fashion style is set to sexy is usually loaded with plenty of miniskirts, body-con dresses, high heels, and crop tops or low cut tops.

66. Preppy
Preppy girls, often named simply ‘preps’, love to rock a college-inspired wardrobe. Their hangers are lined side to side with girly blouses with matching collared tees as well as a-line skirts and tights. Her hair is almost always amped up with a cute little headband and she usually wears glasses- whether she really needs to or not! This style may appear geeky and slightly luxurious, but the look itself is really not expensive and extravagant at all.

77. Elegant
With the elegant fashion style, refinement and glamour is key. The woman with this type of fashion style won’t step foot outside without looking her best, and pays close attention to creating a wardrobe filled head to toe with the most glamorous and classy pieces. She is a lover of all things that dazzle and wouldn’t be caught without her diamonds and jewels, as well as a very stunning outfit that makes heads turn. She’s the perfect combination of sophisticated and sexy!

88. Bohemian
The bohemian fashion style- always referred to commonly as the ‘boho’ look- can easily be described as a style that focuses mainly on wild and intricate patterns and exotic textures. They get most of their inspiration from gypsys and hippies, creating a standout finish with plenty of tie dye, geometrics, chains, fringes, and other eye-catching designs.

99. Girly
A girly fashion style can most easily be described as the popular vintage style. Most of her outfits consist of plenty of beautiful lace as well as ruffles, hearts, flowers, and pale colors, especially pink and white. She’s a romantic at heart and wants to be treated like a lady at all times. She’s awaiting her prince charming and thus, adorns herself with only the girliest and most lovely fashions.

1010. Cowgirl
It’s not hard to point out a gal that wears the cowgirl fashion style! In this particular style, there’s a few staples that are an absolute must for the wardrobe: undoubtedly an adorable cowgirl hat, typically in either some shade of brown or pink, a pair of flared blue jeans with western themed leather belt, denim jacket to match, a pair of cowgirl boots, and a few white t-shirt and plaid button-ups.

1111. Girl Next Door
The girl next door. The classic style that’s been around for ages. This fashion style doesn’t pay attention to the latest trends and doesn’t involve anything wild or exotic. This trend focuses on simplicity and cuteness, with a striped tee, shorts, and tennis shoes enough to make her happy. At the end of the day, she just wants to be adorable and casual!

1212. Punk
The punk fashion style is all about SCREAMING edge and attitude. Punks like to wear plenty of leather- especially when it comes to jackets and pants- and they wouldn’t be caught in the streets without studs, spikes, and chains. They tend to also indulge in spandex and wild animal prints as well as band tees, boots, and skinny jeans.

1313. Artsy
Women who enjoy the artsy style tend to stay away from the traditional ‘trends’ of the fashion world and love to make a statement with their clothing. Oftentimes they will be the creator of their own fashions, designing and creating their own blouses, hats, and jackets. Each artsy style will be different per woman, as everyone has their own idea of what ‘art’ truly is. That’s what makes this particular fashion style so unconventional and interesting.

1414. Businesswomen
The woman who dresses like a businesswomen is a smart, sophisticated lady who demands and deserves respect from everyone around her. She won’t settle for less and is an over-achiever who considers herself to be high up in society. Her wardrobe is incredibly smart and snazzy, with plenty of blazers and pencil skirts.

1515. Tomboy
Tomboys are anything but dowdy; in fact, this style can easily be described as simple and modern. Girls who wear the tomboy look don’t like to wear frills or lace, pinks or other bright colors. They prefer the boyish look, typically wearing jeans with a graphic tee or button-up and a pair of flat shoes to match.

1616. Gothic
There is only one thing you need to create the gothic fashion style: BLACK. Everything about the gothic style is black, from black hair to black lips, black shirts to black boots. Women who wear gothic fashions will typically be seen wearing tight-fitting clothing, intricate black dresses, and tons of chains, spikes, studs, and other exotic accessory styles. The overall look is designed to say ‘morbid’ and ‘mysterious’, and that is easily accomplished with the super dark clothing and accessories from head to toe.

1717. Rocker
The rocker style is very versatile and will change from person to person, depending on the particular type of rock they love. However, whether you’re sporting a Ramones t-shirt or a Metallica sweatshirt, you’ll have a few things in common: ripped denim, boots, leather jackets and pants, and studs.

1818. 50s
A super adorable blast-from-the-past fashion style, the 50s look is all about bright and pastel colors (unless you’re doing a more ‘pinup’ theme, then you’ll wear black and red very often!) in adorable fashions, usually featuring an assortment of flowers and polka dots. Women will typically either wear a high ponytail or lovely curls with this fashion, and poodle skirts are an absolute must.

1919. 70s
The 70s fashion style can also easily be referred to as the ‘hippie’ look, where women leave their hair long and straight and add an adorable little flower or stem of flowers to create a natural finish. Their wardrobe will undoubtedly have the classic super-flared jeans and tons of tie-dye tops and accessories, as well as simple white tees to go with their look. Floral patterns are also common in this fashion style and makeup is minimal to maintain a simple and natural appearance.

2020. Sporty
It’s rather easy to describe the sporty fashion style: it’s sporty! Girls will typically wear some popular sport companies like Adidas or Nike and will always have runner shoes (or similar style shoes) on. They prefer a simple and subtle look that oozes ‘sports’, with plain colors like white, black, and gray being BIG hits. They won’t strive for anything fashionable or flashy and would prefer sweatpants, tight runner pants, and basic tees. Don’t forget the ponytail to finish it off!

There’s so many fashion styles out there! Which one do you prefer? Would you ever try one of these other styles? Let us know below!


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    UMUTONI claudine

    August 13, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    its nice

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      August 13, 2019 at 7:57 pm

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    May 7, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    I absolutely love how well put together this list is! I don’t know what my style is, I mostly wear skirts.

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      May 8, 2019 at 10:09 pm

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    December 14, 2018 at 10:02 am

    Plz HELP! I am confused i don’t know what my style is, sometimes i wanna be a tomboy sometimes gothic and sometimes GIRLY! i really like all of them so what is my style?

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      December 14, 2018 at 9:11 pm

      Your style varies depending on your desires at that time. This is perfectly normal. Your style is uniquely your own. Please feel free to share your insights and experiences. We always appreciate when members of our community share their supportive comments. Have a great day, Niki!

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    November 25, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    I’ve always thought of my style as kind of beachy…like, Hollister-y. What type would that be?

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      November 25, 2018 at 8:22 pm

      Your style is unique, though you may find that you share it with many people. Speak with those who share your interests, and you may find that they have a name for your shared style. Please share your thoughts and feelings in the future. Have a great day, Katie!

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    October 22, 2018 at 1:11 am

    Hello everyone, I am a fashion girl, I can help you how to wear beauty.

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      October 22, 2018 at 8:44 pm

      Thank you for sharing your supportive comment. Please share more of your thoughts and feelings in the future. Have a great day, Alice!

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    October 13, 2018 at 3:15 am

    Where is minimalist style?

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      October 13, 2018 at 10:09 pm

      There are many styles available on this article. Minimalist style is certainly valuable. Please feel free to share your experiences and insights. It is certain that your supportive comments will help our community grow. Have a great day, Tina!

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    October 10, 2018 at 7:16 pm

    I think my style would have to be sporty, preppy, and rocker.
    I have my distinctly feminine pieces, but I prefer to have comfort over cuteness.

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      October 10, 2018 at 10:18 pm

      Thank you for sharing your style. It is certain that your comments will support other members of our community. Please share more of your positive comments in the future. Have a great day, Belle!

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    September 25, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    What category do you think Harry Styles or Cate Blanchett from Ocean’s 8 would fit in?

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      September 25, 2018 at 8:12 pm

      Each person at different times in their career have made alterations to their styles. Perhaps look at their art and behaviors and make a determination that seems accurate. Please feel free to share more of your insights and experiences in the future. Have a great day, Riya!

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    August 28, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Yeah… I think I have an EVERYTHING style… but yeah, it depends on my mood and about 5,000,000 other things… oh well, lol

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      August 28, 2018 at 10:47 pm

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    July 30, 2018 at 10:40 am

    I don’t know what style category I fit into. I seem to have casual, sexy, girly, punk and tomboy. I even like the sporty style. It actually depends on my mood but most of the time, I like romantic clothes with lace, chic stuff, and if I don’t feel like dressing up, I just want casual or tomboy. Usually with crop tops and high waisted jeans. What….am I???

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      July 30, 2018 at 11:34 pm

      You have a wide variety of fashion styles. This is normal, as it can be difficult to only wear one style of clothing at a time. Please feel free to share more of your insights and experiences in the future. Have a great day, Blaire!

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    July 21, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Why is there I grunge style? Oversized sweaters, flannel shirts, baggy ripped jeans, converse sneakers…you know that stuff…

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      July 21, 2018 at 9:42 pm

      Thank you for sharing your insightful comment. You are aware of the grunge style. Please feel free to share more of your positive and supportive comments in the future. Have a great day, 90s!

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    July 12, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    I often where clothing from Lazy Oaf, what style would you say that i fit into?

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      July 12, 2018 at 11:34 pm

      Your brand has a variety of influences in it. It is certainly unique and difficult to place. Please share your experiences and insights regarding your clothing style. Have a great day, Cailin!

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    July 7, 2018 at 7:46 am

    My style is so gothic, all clothes I wear are black. PS: I love this article, it’s really helpful

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      July 7, 2018 at 10:03 pm

      Thank you for sharing your positive comment. We always appreciate when members of our community share their thoughts and feelings. Have a great day, Smile!

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    July 5, 2018 at 8:17 am

    I don’t know what style am I. What kind od style would be jeans normal or ripped,hodies that are in colours olive green,gray, black and white. Sporty shoes and for acesorries a choker and a small backpack. I don’t know mabey a girl next door. What do you think?

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      July 6, 2018 at 10:53 pm

      You have a casual style that is influenced by other types of clothing in your life. Girl next door is an excellent categorization for your style. Please share more of your thoughts and feelings in the future. We always appreciate such positive comments from members of our community. Have a great day, Tia!

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      October 4, 2018 at 3:29 am

      that is kind of my style too and am not sure what to classify it as?

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        October 5, 2018 at 2:07 pm

        There are many ways to classify each style. Enjoy your clothing and live share your positive energy with the world. Please share more of your thoughts and feelings in the future. Have a great day, Felicity!

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    June 20, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    What style would side split bottoms/pants and/or stripy/checkered/plaid bottoms/pants and/or bowler hats and stuff come under?

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      June 22, 2018 at 11:19 am

      Your description sounds like a modern understanding of detectives that were portrayed when film first debuted. Please share more of your thoughts and feelings in the future. We always appreciate such supportive comments from our community members. Have a great day, Chloe!

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    June 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Hey, so, I really like the way this is put. It makes it simple for anyone who wants advice on styles. I know it was certainly helpful for me! Thank you for this, it made my day and helped me with what type of style I want, which is mostly punk-ish. Thank you!!!

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      June 6, 2018 at 9:49 pm

      Thank you for sharing your positive and supportive comment. We always appreciate when our community members share their thoughts and ideas. Please share more of your insights and experiences in the future. Have a great day, Kat!

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    May 7, 2018 at 1:24 am


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      May 7, 2018 at 10:11 pm

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    April 20, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    I like this list, I feel like people are too easily offended. It is a generalized list and it was done well and gave a good idea of each style.

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      April 20, 2018 at 9:57 pm

      Thank you for sharing your positive comment. We always appreciate such supportive comments from our readers. Please feel free to share more of your thoughts and feelings in the future. Have a great day, Sarah!

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