Find out how you can use questions like “Why do people follow fashion trends?” in class. ——————————— Dr Rebecca Arnold is Oak Foundation Lecturer in the History of Dress and Textiles at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, UK. She is the author of Fashion: A Very Short Introduction (OUP).
Why Do People Follow Fashion Trends? Fashion encompasses so many different aspects of people’s lives. It could be clothes, automobiles, home furnishing or electronic devices among others. The people who follow current fashion trends do so as a way of expressing themselves, personal preferences and sense of style.
See, Fashion is the thing that makes you graceful.. Without that, you cannot expect yourself to live upto certain standards… People who follow fashion are good but the people who trend are even better.. So people follow fashion to keep themselves ...
Today, people follow fashion to keep the pace with the latest trends. Fashion has become an important part of many people's lives, regardless of age, and often name brands make individuals feel better about themselves.
So, I feel this is a great example of why sometimes following fashion trends is not always a great idea. Fashion trends take away the ‘you’ from you. One of the most beautiful things about fashion is that it is a way for people to let their personality shine through. But sometimes following fashion trends can take that away.
I see 4 major motives behind following trends: Guidance: Applies to people who don't pay much attention to their personal style and therefore don't know what suits them. They want an instant solution in the era of instant everything because they're either not interested in fashion and style (but they need to dress well, e.g. because of their social position) or they don't have time...
Fashion is a word that itself has many hidden aspects. People follow fashion due to various reasons depending on their life style, personality and way of expressing themselves. Some adopt being fashionable as their profession. It is observed that most of the young girls are obsessed with fashion and spent a lot of money on fashion accessories.
Why I Don’t Follow Fashion Trends. I work in fashion, and research upcoming trends during my day-to-day. Therefore, I see a lot of what’s coming into stores before the majority of people. While I have a lot of appreciation for certain collections and pieces, following trends doesn’t appeal to me at all.
Why do name brands make us feel better? We follow fashion trends these days because we want to feel normal and because for many of us it is a lot easier to simply look for clothes on-line, get a feel of what they look like and go to the store and buy similar items.
The trends we're dying to keep up with were all started by someone somehow. And that's their identity. Not necessarily ours. People who copy other people's fashion identity do so probably because they have no identity of their own. None of those trends were written in stone and passed down to us from some ancient ancestors.