A question of taste. Fashion
Fashion is something we deal with everyday. Even people, who say they don’t care what they wear, choose clothes every morning that say a lot about them and how they feel that day.
|Рубрика||Иностранные языки и языкознание|
|Размер файла||4,4 K|
Отправить свою хорошую работу в базу знаний просто. Используйте форму, расположенную ниже
Студенты, аспиранты, молодые ученые, использующие базу знаний в своей учебе и работе, будут вам очень благодарны.
A QUESTION OF TASTE. FASHION.
Fashion is something we deal with everyday. Even people, who say they don't care what they wear, choose clothes every morning that say a lot about them and how they feel that day.
What influences our choice of clothes is an interesting question. I believe that most of the people do not follow the fashion displayed on the catwalk. That kind of clothes is the product of famous high-class designers' work, it is more often very extravagant and extremely expensive. It is also not designed to be worn every day, but it is suitable some special occasions.
However, we definitely get fashion ideas from music clips, videos, books and television. Movies also have a big impact on what people wear. For example it is known that more sunglasses were sold in America after the movie Man In Black. Sometimes a trend is world-wide. Back in the 50-s teenagers everywhere dressed like Elvis Presley.
Musicians and other cultural icons as well as political and royal figures have always influenced what we are wearing. Newspapers and magazines reported on what Hillary Clinton was wearing when she was the 1st lady. The death of Princess Diana was a severe blow to the high fashion world, where her clothes were daily news.
Depending on their attitude towards clothes and fashion, people can be divided in three groups:
fashion slaves, spending all their money on the latest clothes even if they don't look good in them;
fashion fans, who enjoy wearing modern clothes but not obsessed by them
people who just don't care how they look.
Personally I place myself between fashion fans and people who don't care how they look. Although I enjoy shopping very much and like to try things on, especially when I look good in them, I don't spend much time choosing and buying clothes. And of course I do it only when I really need something new to wear, and not in order to kill time.
My style and the range of clothes that I have are defined by the activities I engage in. Work occupies most of my time and therefore most of the clothes that I have corresponds with the dress code, registered in the policy of our company. According to the dress code, an employee is not allowed to wear certain items of clothing to work. For example, men are supposed to wear ties and business suits, and nobody is allowed to wear jeans, except on Fridays. Women's clothes are not supposed to be skin-tight, too short and too open. All of the shirts are supposed to have collars. Clothes also can't be too bright, the colors should correspond to the corporate colors - dark blue and white.
Today, the fashion world has once again discovered the wonderful styles from the '60s. We've come full circle and clothes are not the only part of hippiedom to resurface for the new millennium.
реферат [8,8 K], добавлен 21.12.2003
The Ukrainian fashion: in expectation of a miracle. Fashion event boosts Ukraine’s nascent fashion industry. Made in Ukraine becomes fashionable. The 17th Pret-a-Porter Seasons of Fashion Week. 27th UFW: a spicy treat for European fashionistas.
реферат [25,7 K], добавлен 26.02.2011
- Evolution and functioning of French borrowings in the English vocabulary in the field of fashion, food, clothes
The role of English language in a global world. The historical background, main periods of borrowings in the Middle and Modern English language. The functioning of French borrowings in the field of fashion, food, clothes in Middle and Modern English.
дипломная работа [1,3 M], добавлен 01.10.2015
Personal identity deals with questions about ourselves qua people (or persons). The most common question is what it takes for us to persist from one time to another. What is necessary, and what is sufficient, for some past or future being to be you?
топик [10,4 K], добавлен 25.08.2006
The word "taste" has several meanings. One of them is a physical sense of perception, as, for example, in "It tastes so sweet, try it!" Taste may also be defined as aesthetic feeling towards something or understanding.
топик [4,7 K], добавлен 25.08.2006
I think that people can change during their life. They grow up and change their world view and ideology. They get a lot of information during their life, they reed books, meet new people, go around different society.
топик [2,0 K], добавлен 27.03.2006
Two famous firsts: Amelia Mary Earhart - the first woman to fly across the Atlantic; Yuri Gagarin - the first man in space. Top 10 famous great inventors of all Time, who helped change the world. Famous people of Kazakhstan; unusual people-innovators.
презентация [3,2 M], добавлен 05.11.2014
Работы в архивах красиво оформлены согласно требованиям ВУЗов и содержат рисунки, диаграммы, формулы и т.д.
PPT, PPTX и PDF-файлы представлены только в архивах.
Рекомендуем скачать работу.