In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fashionla moda de los años 60 — 60's fashion
- la moda joven / juvenil — young fashion
- ir a la moda — to be fashionably dressed / trendy
- estar de moda — to be in fashion
- estar muy de moda — to be very fashionable
- (se) pasan de moda enseguida — they go out of fashion very quickly
- se ha vuelto a poner de moda la minifalda — miniskirts are back in fashion / have come back into fashion
- un peinado de última moda — an up-to-the-minute hairstyle
- revista de modas — fashion magazine
- la moda de los patines — the rollerskating craze
- lo que es moda no incomoda — you have to suffer in the name of fashion / to be fashionable
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