Fashion and Accessories
Clothing performs a range of social functions, cultural functions, sexual differentiation, and social status. Clothing may also function as a form of adornment and an expression of an individual’s taste or style.
The main purpose of clothing is protection us from the elements. Clothes can also be worn for safety, by supplying a barrier between the skin and the environment.
Throughout history, a lot of materials have been used for clothes. It is estimated that humans have been wearing clothing for as long as 650,000 years. Other people claim that clothing probably did not originate until the Stone Age.
There are four main elements in clothing
- Fashion – Fashion trends have change through the centuries.
- Feel – Clothing must feel nice when worn.
- Fit – One of the main purposes of clothing is comfort.
- Function – Different occasions require people to wear different clothing.