Style may refer to:

* Genre, a loose set of criteria for a category or composition
* Design, the process of creating something
* Format, various terms that refer to the style of different things
* Human physical appearance
* Fashion, a prevailing mode of expression, i.e. clothing
* Typeface, style is one of the three traditional design features along with size and weight: either regular, italic or condensed

Style may also refer to:
* Painting style, in art and painting style can refer either to the aesthetic values followed in choosing what to paint (and how) or to the physical techniques employed
* Style (manner of address), titles or honorifics, including Chinese courtesy names
* Style (botany), a stalk structure in female flower parts. "See Gynoecium"


* Music genre, music that shares a certain style or "basic musical language"
* "Style" (Cameo album), released in 1983
* "Style" (Namie Amuro album), an album by Namie Amuro, released in 2003
* "Style" (2007 song), from the Tamil film "Sivaji: The Boss"
* Styles P, one third of the group LOX or one fourth of the supergroup, D-Block
* "Style" (Swedish band), Swedish 80s band, famous for songs like Telefon and Dover-Calais
*"Style", a song from the movie "Robin and the 7 Hoods"

Film and television

* Style Network, a Comcast-owned cable and satellite television network
* "Style" (2006 film), a Telugu film starring Raghavendra Lawerence and Prabhu Deva Sundaram
* "Style" (2004 film), a Burmese romantic comedy
* "Style with Elsa Klensch", a CNN fashion series hosted by Elsa Klensch from 1980 to 2000

Literature and linguistics

* Cascading Style Sheets, in web design
* Style guide in writing
* Stylistics (linguistics), in linguistics, variation in the language use of an individual, such as formal/informal style
*"Style", a pseudonym of author Neil Strauss
*"Style", a book by Sir Walter Raleigh
*"Style", a 1998 fashion book by Elsa Klensch

Other uses

*"Style", on a sundial, the part of the gnomon that casts a shadow
*Style = Stan + Kyle, a popular slash pairing from the TV cartoon South Park

ee also

* Stile, a step used for crossing a fence
* Stylus, a writing instrument

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