The Importance Of Fashion Fades

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“Fashion is about dressing according to what 's fashionable. Style is more about being yourself” these words are by the famous Oscar de la Renta, explaining that Fashion is something popularly and publicly accepted. This is the same sentiment of Coco Chanel, who expressed that “Fashion fades, only style remains the same”. These two expression indicate that for something to be fashionable it has to gain public consensus and is only for a period of time; but what exactly is fashion? Fashion defined is popular style or trend in clothing, shoes, jewelry, piercing, tattoos, cars, gadgets, cosmetics, etc. It serves as an identification mechanism for individuals in society. Similar to culture which is defined by the Centre for Advance Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) as the shared patterns of behaviours and interactions, cognitive constructs, and affective understanding that are learned through a process of socialization; fashion is a shared process in which people classify themselves. A person’s taste in fashion and their ability to access fashionable items quickly before these items essence fade, is a way for them to identify with a certain social class and or social group. These shared patterns of culture and fashion distinctly identify members to a…show more content…
A plate of soft-boiled quail eggs with a side of liquid nitrogen ice cream will look exquisite and show a great deal of culinary competence, just as so many gowns and suits on the runway look like moving works of art. However, there is something to be said for hot dog vendors, deli owners, and grandma’s kitchen. They may not make particularly progressive dishes, but their food is still delicious and meaningful. Their food may not be fashionable, but it has style. It is unique to them, and it is recognized as something special. (Andrew) Fashion cannot be seen as unique because it is based on a level of
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