Beaver County Extension

4-H Impressive Dress

Divisions as of September 1, 2017: Junior (3rd (8 yrs old), 4th & 5th Grades), Intermediate (6th-8th Grades) & Senior (9th-12th Grades). 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 and Dress Wear - Outfits designed for professional business or dressy occasions (suit jacket, tie, slacks, dress, etc) (No denim) (Outfits cannot be considered Formal Wear). Formal Wear– Special Formal Occasion such as Prom (Outfit cannot be considered Professional or Dress 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, Professional and Dress Wear & Formal 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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