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. A culture trait that has significantly been used in the fashion industry is the use of the Native American Headdress. It is agreed that certain things are restricted to certain cultures such as wearing a sari to an Indian wedding and wearing a Hijab if you are a Muslim woman, and in showing respect to these cultures we do not dress up in there attire without cultural consciousness.
Also she is a makeup entrepreneur which also supports her ideas. Although she did not physically see the countries, she well knowledgeable about other countries beauty standards. Phan would gain followers as well as inspire younger girls and teens to spread the word about what true beauty is. Phan remains neutral throughout the article to inform the reader about different forms of perfection in different countries. REFLECT: I am going to use this article to compare the beauty standards of America to countries around the world ad how our media is portraying how the “ideal American female” should look.
In some places, such as in the Netherlands, they are enforcing the partial burka ban in public places. Trying to find a balance between people’s freedom to wear the clothes they want and the importance of mutual and recognizable communication. The ban only applies in specific situations where it is essential for people to be seen or for security reasons. The bill does not have any religious background. The European community is very divided in this issue, from banning it, or not to other countries such as Spain who is indecisive; nevertheless, it needs to be considered that the percentage of Muslim women and those who were the burqas or niqab depends from country to country.
La Belle Époque was the time period in between the late 19th century and early 20th century where the standard of living increased as well as the demands for leisure culture/entertainment. Women also began to be treated better more specifically in the workforce which led to more women having jobs, which meant they would be able to support themselves. This leads to women also wanting better/equal working conditions and fairer laws. With all this power coming to the women it is obvious that they would also want to be able to vote. More importantly though la Belle Époque brought a new wave of art style called symbolism.
Fashion is a unique and repeating trend in which a person dresses. Fashion is the current usage or mode of behavior which originated from traditional ways but it is widely acceptable, it reflects the prevailing interests and preferences of a culture and focuses upon the increasing change in taste and lifestyle. One of the trends in fashion today is street wear. Street wear takes its cues from West Coast surf and skate culture, while combining elements and styles from the hip-hop and Japanese street cultures. Today’s street wear takes great influence from high-end luxury fashion, sneaker culture and hip-hop culture.
“The “nice” women began to smoke and drink in public, and to show their new-found freedom in dress as well as social habits. The shortage of men created by the war brought a demand for more alluring clothes, which found expression in the short skirt and the adoption of trousers by women for both formal and sportswear” (Presley 317). The image of women in the 1920s is young and bold- their fashion was risque and the lifestyle was extravagant. They enjoyed their freedom as strong individuals, they rebelled against tradition. Going against gender norms is an example of this, “The 1920s fashions allowed women to experiment with the appearance of gender... By the 1920s, the word "flapper" came to signify a young woman with a "boyish figure."
“Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” - Edna Woolman Chase. Fashion and style are two words that people often interchangeably use. The definition of fashion according to Google is, “A popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior.” Being that fashion is a fad, a craze, and a trend, this definition is fairly accurate. When reading style’s definition, it is “a manner of doing something” or “a distinctive appearance”.
The market of the Muslim beauty salon has great potential in growing where the Muslim populations showed a young demographic profile and majority with middle-income. Those middle-income workers usually have higher willingness to spend on beauty service as they pursue a good lifestyle. They have strong purchasing power in the market and encourage the growth of the Muslim beauty industry. The Muslim women’s custom to protect and guard their dignity also contributes to the prosperity of Muslim beauty salon. Muslim women can experience beauty service comfortably at Muslim-women-specific beauty salon due to the Islamic rules of covering to hold the high esteem of women.
The magnitude of the shift toward women's sportswear can be seen in Figure 1. In women's apparel there was a dramatic transition in the direction of more casual clothing in the mid-to-late 1960s. While these illustrations are episodic and selective, they do indicate the transition toward greater demand for product variety continuing throughout the late nineteenth century (Pashigian, 1988). This evidently projected as a more unrestricted form of clothing unbound from the societal and physical restrictions of the past, which addressed every women not just the elite, although the key market for much sportswear was white middle-class women including college girls, working women and housewives (Arnold, 2008). Dress was cultural shorthand for class
To be honest, the meaning of architecture was re-defined by these few points. It is not just an architecture in the society, which is for the whole world. In fact, architecture should be a place maker, which made a place for all of us. It provides a space for public and gathering for the community. The most important thing is that it should be able to enhance the locality of the place.