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  • High Fashion Clothing Of The 30's
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    Fashion is defined as a style of dress that is popular during a certain time or era ("Fashion", 1). It often changes and reflects a persons's social class in old days. In modern times it reflects personality. Fads come and go as people find new and different things to like. Until the 20th century fashion changed very slowly. In the 20th century fashions change as quickly as lightning because of mass production and fast moving society. About every 10 years a totally new kind of dress is in style....
  • Fashion From Their Male Counterparts
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    Men's Fashion for Women and Vice Versa Civilizations as ancient as Jericho and as widespread as the Roman Empire have used clothing and jewelry as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate specific occupation, rank, gender, class, wealth, and group affiliation. These same material goods are used today for similar modes of communication. While some modern societies like the Taliban in Afghanistan make such distinctions with utmost conformity (the Taliban of Afghanistan) others like America ha...
  • Wide Variety Of Clothes And Fashions
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    What is fashion? Is it the way you walk? The way you style your hair? Your attitude? One of the most common things I think of when I think of fashion is clothing. I think the media has somehow imbedded this in my mind! I thought that it would help me if I looked up what fashion is in the dictionary for this letter. It said that fashion is "The mode of dress, manners, living". . That's a lot broader than what I thought! When I first wanted to go to Banting, my older sister, Claire, said that some...
  • Most Representative Eras Of The Fashion
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    Fashion evolution through the years Who didn't have been heard something about the most representative eras of the fashion, like 50's, hippie's age, disco fever, or grunge? All these ideologies had been make an important change through the time. There exists a great evolution through the fashion of the 40's to the 90's, and it involves different ideologies, dress trends, shoes and hairstyles. I'm going to mention only the most representative eras of the fashion that marks a significant change in...
  • Symbolism Evident In Other Peoples Clothes
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    ASC 101 - Introduction to Sociology A 4. Clothes have always been used for symbolic reasons, but is the symbolism always clear? Ever since their invention many centuries ago, clothes have been used as a way of communicating. The message communicated relies on a number of factors including the social background of both the communicator and the receiver, and the context in which the message is communicated. Although at times the exact message or symbolism one is trying to portray may not be clear,...
  • Wet Seal Fashions
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    Wet Seal started as a bikini shack in Newport Beach, CA in 1962. By the mid 1980's they were known for offering trendy clothes to the most fashionable customers in Orange County. Wet Seal sold the right merchandise at the right time, and by 1995 they had enough capitol to buy 237 Contempo Casual stores from the Neiman Marcus Group. When Wet Seal went public in 1996 they realized they needed a marketplace for 20-35 year old females with a more contemporary look. With that thought, then CEO, Kathy...
  • Adults Wardrobes Of Clothes With Corporate Logos
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    Conforming to the Ways of the World These days, the brand of clothes we wear and the corporate logos that are on clothes, can tell a person the type of people we want to be associated with and where we stand on the social ladder. Children, teenagers, and adults allow themselves to help advertise for fashion designers by wearing corporate logos because wearing these logos gives them a sense of belonging to a certain group of people, social status, or a so-called "in crowd". Corporate logos are th...
  • Fashion In The Nineteen Sixties
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    If you look back through the past sixty years of fashion, you may notice a pattern. People may say that the true years of fashion began in the late nineteen forties and went on through the early nineteen sixties. If you look at fashion today, its almost repeated the look from sixty years ago. In each generation fashion trends become based on history and / or important events. in the nineteen forties fashion was being modeled by the military wear. World War II caused a drastic change in the way c...
  • New Ideas Of Self Expression Through Clothes
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    Between 1789 and 1799 France was going through great turmoil. Immense political and social upheavals were commonplace in the changing nation. New ideas were growing, ideas of freedom, government and of self-expression. Such new attitudes by the people gave rise to a new style of clothing. The clothing became more expressive and more ornate. People began to dress the way they wanted. French soon became the center stage for fashion. The French revolution, while failing in many aspects did one thin...
  • Growth In The Value Of The Market
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    SWOT ANALYSIS SWOT stands for the internal strengths, weakness and the external opportunities and threats. A swot analysis summarises the key issues from the industry and the strategic capability of an organisation that are most likely to impact on strategy development. Strengths. Strong brand awareness. (Next has a strong heritage and roots in its brand perception relating to good design and quality). Truly integrated multi-channel clothing retailer. (Its Internet operations are seamless with t...
  • Fashionable Clothes
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    THE 50 SIn the early 1950's, at exactly the time that the teenage Elvis Presley was making the first forays into clothes and music in Memphis, disaffected post war youths of Great Britain were granted the less colourful set of options. The homegrown pop music scene was still dominated by the big bands and dance halls, which had sprung up after the war. More excitement was generated by the far more stylish imported American acts such as Johnny Ray, Frank Sinatra and Guy Mitchell, but they had in ...
  • Elizabethan Era History Of Fashion
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    History of Fashion Fashion has changed a great deal over the past three centuries. As history changes it seems that fashion in some aspect changes with it to adapt to the era. Even today fashion continues to change as the years go on. Looking at fashion even 20 years ago we can see a difference from what we see in our everyday lives. For the purpose of this essay Fashion will be divided into three centuries, since not every era of clothing can be touched upon. The first era of fashion history in...
  • Clothing Styles And Fashions
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    The Cycle of Fashion Fashion is fuel led by conversion. Designers continually persuade the public that their new ideas, however shocking they may seem, are in fact everything that a stylish wardrobe requires. Next season, the same designers convince everyone to give up their allegiance to such out-modish designs and embrace instead the innovative visual trends of the latest collections. The same garments are successively dubbed 'outlandish', 'in fashion' and 'out-dated' according to the apparent...
  • Fashion In The 60's
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    Fashion in the 60'the 60's were a time of change and challenge. They brought hippies, space age, folk music, and the Beatles. Women's skirts got shorter, men's hair got longer, and everyone talked about love. The 60's was characterized by the feeling that a break with the past had been achieved. Clothes, furniture, and products all looked newer, brighter, and more fun. The swinging 60's were at their height. Women's hemlines were very short. Fashion in the 60's tended to encourage exhibitionism....
  • 1970's Childrens Denim The 70's
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    1970's Childrens denim The 70's was a decade with many changes that most people won't forget, this was a time when making a fashion statement had reached it's peak. By the end of the 1960's denim was well established in the youth market, this paved the way, and the 70's saw the golden age for denim. During the early seventies fashions in hair styles, colours, materials, lines of clothes and footwear designs applied more to both men, women and children. The term unisex had been used since the mid...
  • Fashion Styles And Trends
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    Through my research of the 60's decade, I have learned that fashion styles and trends can be separated into two specific areas. During the early stages of this decade of social change, until about 1966, fashion was directed towards a sophisticated and glamorous look. This look reflected style icons of the time such as Jackie Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn and Mary Quant. Many of the fashions were inspired by the creations of Coco Chanel, who specialised in chic suits with either trousers or knee length...
  • Fashion And The Music
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    The 1960's were the beginning of the new youth culture. Young people suddenly had power, they wanted to have a say on what was going on at that particular time. The best way to do this was through the music, hence the universal language. Music was used as a way to express emotions about everything, and to make political and other statements. Fashion reflected the music by making a statement and expressing personal opinions. The 1960's clothing styles developed along simpler, more youthful lines....
  • Fashion In France
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    Assignment 1-the shift of fashion Before the French Revolution in 1789, fashion in France was much more understated and subtle. After the French Revolution, a great change took place in the area of fashion. Ideas of freedom and self expression were much more common, and the fashion world was an obvious place for these ideas to take place. France became the center of the fashionable world Dress became more striking and elaborate. Fashion shifted from being stiff and quite uncomfortable to looser ...
  • Fashion Clothing
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    Fashion is a bad influence on teenage girls. With the constant bombardment of television, movies, magazines and models, it is almost impossible to be unaffected by the messages they send. Millions of products are created to help women achieve the plastic perfection that is portrayed, and alongside the want of a perfect face and body, is the feeling of having to constantly display fashionable clothing. Fashion is a big part of any teenage girls life, and it cannot be denied that girls today are s...
  • Base Unit Of Fashion
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    ! ^0 Life is like the fashion! +/-, which could associated with the six big ideas of biology that use to describe all living things. All living things are composed by cells as their base units, like the cloth is the base units of fashion. This base unit of fashion could be flax, silk, cotton or other materials those are similar to the nutrient transporting cells, immune cells, organ constructing cells those build up all living things. Also, a dress can be made up by one type of material like sin...

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