Fashion is a popular aesthetic expression in a certain time and context, especially in clothing, footwear, lifestyle, accessories, makeup, hairstyle and body proportions.

Whereas, a trend often connotes a very specific aesthetic expression, and often lasting shorter than a season, fashion is a distinctive and industry-supported expression traditionally tied to the fashion season and collections.

Fashion is a general term for a popular style or practice, especially inclothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing, or furniture. Fashion refers to a distinctive and often habitual trend in the style with which a person dresses, as well as to prevailing styles in behaviour

To be honest, the very word “fashion” attracts everyone. To put it in simple words, it is basically the style of wearing clothes, accessories and ornaments according to the ruling trends or one’s own individual preferences. Fashion, in essence, is the art of transforming a simple attire into one that of elegance.


The big firms of dress makers set the fashions nowadays. We can form no idea of the millions of pounds that are spent every year in the making of dress in the West.

The dress making business has become a regular science.

What color of dress will suit with the complexion of the girl and the color of her hair, what special feature of her body should be disguised, and what displayed to the best advantage–these and many other like important points, the dress makers have seriously to consider.

Again, the dress that ladies of very high position wear, others have to wear also, otherwise they lose their caste !

This is “Fashion.”

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In general, fashion is important because it reflects every culture in the world. It was a way to create different social groups and be differenciated according to your status (I am not saying it’s a good thing but it is what it is). … More than self-expression,fashion is a mean of self-empowerment and confidence.

The main disadvantage of fashion is that it makes difference between humans economy status like rich or poor. Rich people wear expensive cloths to show their richness. But poor youngsters do lot of efforts to match them. The main disadvantages of fashionfor us is that it becomes the basis of who you are.



Fashion has a big effect on the lives of people along with society as a whole by defining style and culture.. … As a way to express personality and style, fashionplays a role in the lives of most people since it helps them fit in or stand out from the crowd. Fashion also effects people through the media.

Fashion affects the social aspects of life. … Thus fashion benefits and stimulatessociety, in the process promoting creativity. Fashion also has negative impacts. For instance, it diverts peoples’ attention from other important activities and affects the self-esteem of people who cannot afford certain clothing.

Adapted from Vivekananda Quote


Published by Shobha Iyer

Always be Happy; always wear a Smile, Not because Life is full of reasons to Smile, but because your Smile itself maybe a reason for many others to Smile ;The Greatest Thing In Life Is Love And The Second Is Laughter..

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