Clothing styles have been constantly changing as time goes one. A major factor for this has been the process at which these clothes have been made. Just like the style of our clothing, the creation process for garments has been constantly been evolving. From the handmade past, to the mass produced future, clothing itself has been altered by the means of its creation. Before the Industrial Revolution, the creation of clothing was a time consuming and expensive process.
FSA Practice Essay: Clothing Over Time 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.
The evolution of fashion industry should be in trend with the technology developments. Technology is the driver of transformation supported by government incentives. The options could be as below • Fabrics used should be new high-tech. Some examples could be nano-tech fabrics and programmable clothing, use of biodegradable non toxic spray-on clothing • Clothes for each could be designed using 3D body scanners which will allow people to “try on” clothes in virtual mirrors and interactive screens • Switching to a “low-carbon” economy based on renewable
Second Assignment – Annotated Bibliography and Thesis Statement by Cheryl Chi Yue Leung (214185045) York University NATS 1840 15th January 2016 Thesis: How material elements of the modern fast fashion practice reinforce the meanings of unethical production, and thus explain low prices come with low product quality and negative environmental and social impacts Annotated Bibliography 1) Anguelov, N. CRC Press. (September 2015) The dirty side of the garment Industry: fast fashion and its negative impact on environment and society.
“The 1950s saw the introduction of a new range of synthetic clothing materials like nylon, acrylic, polyester and vinyl” (Fashion in the 1950s). Movie and television stars were just the beginning of the influence on fashion, but they certainly weren 't the
It is more modern from the old fashion to the new look fashion. As we know,nowadays there are a lot of coloured cloth that were sold in the shop. The design is more to the blocking and striking colours compare to the past that just have sold the plain and bored colours. So,from this we can see that the technology can made our clothes more variation and also will made the people who is wearing the cloth more beautiful and elegant. With the technology also, we can make the variation type of cloth.
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to the lifestyle and way work was completed for citizens of Britain between 1750 and 1900. Machines that provided effective, cheap and fast production of goods began to replace the jobs once held by people. This development effected many groups of workers, but especially those in the textile industry. The introduction of machinery had a significant impact on the lives of these industrial workers due to the low and high demand for goods, unfair wages and unhealthy and dangerous working conditions it inaugurated. The lives of industrial textile workers were significantly impacted by the Industrial Revolution.
The fabrics were imported from India and manufactured in the north of England which contributed to the expanding British textile trade. (White, M) However, the new fabrics were quickly available for the lower ranks of society and allowed ordinary men and women to copy their superiors. This led to what Lemire describes as democratization of fashion in Fashion’s Favourite. The influence of the new consumerist culture was therefore reflected in the new desire for fashion to appeal aesthetically as opposed to the mere usefulness of clothing.
Fitbit has stepped up to this by developing the ionic for the youth, with a growing world, largely dependent on technology the Fitbit now offers features like Fitbit pay. This feature comes in handy when you may forget your wallet or need to travel light on a jog. Another product value is being able to track your fitness, Fitbit has been a massive game changer, making fitness into a game, with Fitbit phone application, users can track and earn medals for their fitness. Manage their diets and have challenges with
To further enhance its marketing attempts, Nike has chosen to go digital. It has chosen to invest more in the use of digital marketing techniques and this can be clearly seen from what is given below. • For the first time since it was founded, Nike is not fully relying on a number of superstars to move its products. • After it finished perfecting its branding act, Nike chose to move onto a world in which its customers want to hear less talk and see more action.
Fast Fashion is movement of the catwalk designs into he stores in the fastest possible way. It is a speedy response to the latest trends and making them available to the customers at a lower price. A design idea from a runway show in Paris is now available at say for example, Top shop within a month or few weeks. As quoted in Journal of fashion marketing and management: volume 10(3), “fast fashion is a business strategy which aims to reduce the processes involved in the buying cycle and lead times for getting new fashion product into the stores, in order to satisfy consumer demand at its peak.