Beaver County Extension

4-H Impressive Dress

Divisions as of September 1, 2018: Junior (Grades 3-7), & Senior (Grades 8-12). Each division will have the following classes: Snappy Casual Wear-Everyday nice outfit coordinated for a specific event (school, social, etc) (Jeans without holes, slacks, appropriate length shorts, skirts, dresses, coordinated separates, shirts with a collar, blouse or a t-shirt without a slogan. Casual shoes, nice tennis shoes, or boots.) Active Sportswear - Outfits designed for activities involving movement and range of motion. Professional/Dress Wear - Outfits designed for professional business or dressy occasions (suit jacket, tie, slacks, dress, etc) (No denim) (Outfits cannot be considered Formal Wear). Impressive Dress is for 4-H’ers to learn to select fashionable garments suitable for specific occasions. Outfits should meet the guidelines of the classes: Snappy Casual Wear, Active Sportswear, and Professional/Dress Wear. Garments may be purchased or sewn. Participants will be expected to model and give a short oral presentation on their outfit as they describe the following: Who they are; Things they do in their outfit; How their outfit fits into their wardrobe; How their outfit makes them feel; Characteristics & care of fabric of outfit; and Why they like this outfit. Participants will be judged on how well the outfit looks and fits and on the participant’s oral presentation.

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