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Designer Clothing in a Fast Fashion World

In recent years fast fashion has taken over the shopping landscape and consumers have favoured buying cheap, throwaway products that do not last very long, but are so cheap it does not matter.

This has had a huge impact on our environment as it has increased the levels of waste products we produce as well as the number of plastic bags that are being used and discarded. It is understandable why this has happened as during difficult economic times, consumers will opt for the quick, short term, cheaper option. However, designer fashion does not have to be off limits and should start to make a comeback with designers fighting to win the mass markets custom.

When purchasing it is not just about the product, but about the entire shopping experience and service you get from the brand. Designers are working on the basis of trust and one to one service. It is no secret that when you walk into a branded shop, you are instantly asked if you need any assistance, compared to high street stores where you have to hunt down a member of staff to try and help you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fashion – An Everyday Phenomenon

In this day and age, fashion is irrevocably relevant. Fashion is part of the world culture – from the pair of jeans you are wearing to the ways and behavior you are portraying or living. All of these fall into the scope of fashion.

When we talk about fashion, usually what comes to mind is clothing. One is considered “unfashionable” if the garments you wear are too old-looking while being “fashionable” is getting onto the bandwagon of whatever the trend is as of the moment. These however change over time. Thus, fashion progresses.

Fashion is closely linked to Western habits of constantly changing styles in clothing. The change usually is in association to the current economic and/or social condition. In the past one can easily recognize someone who belongs to the upper class by the way they dress from someone who is a peasant. Fashion, at that time, made a clear distinction between the powerful and powerless. Read the rest of this entry »

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