Fashion & Style

Fashion (Fr. mode, from Lat. Modus – a measure of the image, the way of rules, regulations) – the temporary dominance of a certain style in any sphere of life or culture. Determines the style or type of clothing, ideas, behavior, etiquette, lifestyles, ways of thinking, Art, literature, cuisine, architecture, entertainment, etc., which is popular in society at a specific time period. The concept of fashion often means the most fragile and fleeting popularity. An essential attribute of fashion – The pursuit of novelty, often illusory.

If the phenomenon or object being fashionable any length of time, loses novelty in the eyes of others, it becomes old-fashioned. For more specific information, check out James A. Levine, M.D.. Two motives are driven by fashion. The first – an imitation to learn from experience or good taste, the second – the fear of being outside of society, to be mocked (fear of isolation). Fashion in clothes – is a change of forms and samples of clothing, which occurs within a relatively short period of time. This usage (to be dressed "in fashion", fr la mode) goes back to the xvii century when a French court fashion has become a model for all European countries.

From the standpoint of art mode is close to conceptual art, because it is a combination of different elements (hair, clothing material, style, color, accessories) that create the image. Dress code – some emphasizing the ensemble (suit in a broad sense) dictated by the following features (or set): age, sex, profession, social status, membership of a subculture, personal taste man, age society, nationality, religious affiliation, relevance, functionality, lifestyle and individual characteristics. Accents are placed usually with the help of accessories, shoes, fabric colors, prints, accessories, parts, finish and texture of fabric brim model clothes combinatorics. Style of dress is one of the main elements of the image of a person or company. In one of the styles are sometimes distinguish its varieties – substitution or mikrostili. Clothing – a set of products (often woven or knitted from a variety of materials) that people put on themselves to cover tela. is of natural origin (among primitive tribes clothes made from the leaves of plants). It should be noted that clothing traditionally meets the floor support garments. Therefore, most often in the garment can identify the man or woman.