Photographers have always been very important when it comes to Art. They capture moments that can make you feel happy, sad, mad, inspired, and much more. Photography was first introduced in 1839 and was known more for a process and not a moment back then. There are many fields in photography such as Press photographer, Fashion photographer,Portrait Photographer, Industrial Photographer, and many more.
Clothing has existed in many cultures for thousands years, and clothes have advanced in their style and functionality over all of these years. From ready-made apparel used in the America Civil War to using computers to design clothes during the 21st century, clothing has come a long way from its origins. Preferences in clothing changed drastically as well, going from preferring style over comfort to comfort over style and back again countless times throughout the years. Overall, the evolution of clothing has been one of the biggest in terms of items for humans and will most likely grow even further into the future with new and better technology.
Growing up I remember from a very early age being completely captivated by Fashion. My love for Fashion has continued to follow me from the early experiences of watching the red carpets of award shows and being completely infatuated with the ladies long gowns and the vibrant colors of the dresses. To following me through elementary school and loving Art and being able to put colors together to the people in my life always taking notice from an early age, this has continued to follow me all through my academic journey and even to where I am today.
Clothing worn in daily life tells a story of emotions. During an extensive amount of time of labor and sadness, clothing can be seen as another emotion. In the novel Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, the author uses the clothing worn by the characters to show their emotions. Lina, a 15 year old girl is imprisoned by the Joseph Stalin and the NKVD officers with her family. Along the way, she meets new people who become big parts in her life. Throughout the book, readers begin to pick up on the reference of the clothes they are wearing and the meaning they hold. Sepetys uses clothing as another way to show emotions throughout the novel. It is through the description that readers imagine the feelings engrained in the clothing.
Oftentimes people look down on the fashion world because they deem it to be shallow and vacuous, probably because people typically associate fashion with women, and things associated with women are frequently dismissed out of hand. However, as depicted in Zhu Tianwen’s “Fin-de-Siecle Splendor”, not only is fashion an integral part of the protagonist’s life, but fashion reflects the trends and attitudes of changing modern society.
Through the ages the world have been introduced to many different fashion trends. These trends were aimed towards A varying degree of sex,age, purpose, and meaning. In today 's culture they have been adapted in order to fit society 's standards and bring new meaning to life. There were also many trends that were deemed appropriate in their time that if society were to see today, they would rule it out as inappropriate. There are many reasons as why these fashions have been reconstructed in order to make room for the new standards of society and the acceptance of those who pursue these trends. In ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece examples of these will be introduced.
Attractiveness is the essential part of the human culture. In north America, everyone wants to get attention. Ruggia explains that “The thin craze, the plastic surgery craze and the body art craze represent some of the increasingly drastic lengths American women are being driven to in their quest for physical
I think I am the perfect fit for Parsons The New School For Design. I was interested in fashion since I was very young, and I also used to design clothes for my dog. I got interested into fashion because my mother used to be very fashionable. I always wanted to wear heels and dresses like her, and I started to follow what she was wearing. I got into middle school, and I started to grow taller than any other girls. I was the tallest girl in the class and people used to say that I have a perfect body shape for a model. Since I was interested in fashion, I also had a dream of becoming a fashion model. I watched a lot of TV shows about fashion models and fashion designers. Then I started to be curious about the career, fashion model. After the research, I learned about various jobs related to fashion in the world. And then I dreamed
Do you remember in primary school being taught about the simple characteristics of people and places? Do you remember how you never understood them until you grew older? Exactly, the importance of one’s characteristics is never actually understood until you grow older. Each person has his or her own unique attributes. On a day-to-day basis we encounter people who possess the attributes of greed or pride. People who possess selfish, manipulative and egocentric traits are greedy people. There are two types of pride: the sin (bad) or the virtue (good). People who possess self-respect, dignity, and honor traits are good pride people. In this essay, my goal to briefly discuss how both the positive and negative attributes of pride presents themselves in the character of a Spaniard as well as why greed is virtually non-existent in Spain.
Imago Dei, meaning made in the image of God is the reflection, likeness and similarity of God’s essence in which he created mankind. Being in the image of God can relates to the non-physical features of mankind but is the reflection of one’s personal, spiritual, rational, responsible and emotional aspects of human life. Genesis 1:27 explains that ‘God created man in His own image: in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them,’ demonstrating that mankind are a reflection of His divine image. From a biblical perspective God created humans to be similar to him but not identical, where being in the image of God is not about how a person looks but is the characteristics of what a person does.
We are constantly looking at the fashion industry for new trends, fashions and ideas in order to help us dress on a daily basis. Using traditional clothing from certain cultures and incorporating them into fashion is a frequently done. It does not have to seem completely negative, however one of the main harms is , it reduces the sentimentality and cultural significance once the style turns into a fashion fad.
Fashion, or rather the fashion industry, is ageist, sexist, racist, fattist and fascist, but only in so far as today’s society is. This industry is merely an extension of capitalism, and as such its only concern is generating as much profit as possible. Trying to include and represent all different types of people is very low on its priority list, so it continues to perpetuate harmful societal patterns, be it on purpose or not.
This picture was taken outside of the Bolsa de Santiago. The man in the picture is wearing what is known as typical business attire in Santiago. This is usually made up of a dress shirt, tie, suit jacket, dress pants and dress shoes. It should be noted that when it gets cold in Santiago men will wear a jacket over their suit, just like the man in the picture. This attire is also typical in North America, Europe and some parts of Asia. This image is a reflection of group identity because all businessmen in Santiago wear this type of clothes, although they may not be exactly the same. I was also told by most of the Chileans that I study with that this is the typical business attire. Even most of the business professors wear this attire. In the article the author states
Emergence of fast fashion has brought a drastic change in the fashion industry on a global level. Over the past decade it has brought a significant development in the retail sector as well as consumer behavior. This essay highlights the challenges and the opportunities as well as short term and long-term impacts of fast fashion on the industry.
Authenticity characterizes an individual’s behavior to be in accordance with his/her motives and beliefs and also be able to express who he/she really is. (Varga & Guignon, 2014). Authenticity is closely related to self-actualization and individuation. The importance of authenticity is on the rise with the increase in individualism. Following the industrial revolution, urbanization, and socio-cultural changes in the last two centuries, human beings are considered more as individuals rather than insignificant members of large social systems. This altering view towards a society and its members increased the importance of the individual. In this new era, being an individual can be best achieved through being unique and distinctive. Moreover,