|First let's take
a look at the function of fashion. Function refers to the intended use or
purpose of an object. Fashion functions in various ways including, to
identify, to express, to beautify, to adorn, and to provide therapy.
Fashion is important in many different
areas. Economic and political trends, current events, and social issues
are reflected in fashion. Changes in fashion reflect shifts in the economy
and make up of the populations. Fashion serves as a historical record of
culture and life style events, and can be an indicator of what is
occurring in a society in a certain time.
history of fashion, clothing
has played an important role in personal appearance. It can identify
different social positions. It affects self esteem and interactions
Fashion affects global and local economies.
Many businesses benefit from the fashion industry other than designers,
stores, and manufacturers, including hotels,
taxi's, and restaurants. Fashion also reflects the economic
environment. If there is less money, then styles become less
important. Economical and political conditions always affect fashion!