Fashion

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The Pop Culture Assault Music TV channels, broadcasting variety of programs ranging from ordinary music videos through charts, various shows to cartoons are the symptom of our times. No matter if it's MTV or VIVA, they sell very similar stuff, often cheap and shallow. The pop culture and consumption grasped the most powerful device that is television. It is used as a tool for spreading out information, ideas and appeals. Oftentimes they are silly and ridiculous, nevertheless they

The clothing retail business is always trying to keep pace with ever-changing fashion trends of the time. The industry is comprised of a fierce competitive market, which is composed of large chains (ex. the Gap), small independent retailers (ex. Pink boutique in Carytown), and of the emerging dot.com e-tailers..such as delias.com. With “Generation Y” now entering as a consumer segment, the fashion trends span across a very broad spectrum. With many technology savvy consumers in th

The Meaning behind the Madness Style in the eyes of a Corporation: Abercrombie and Fitch Until working for Abercrombie and Fitch, I was always curious what exactly Abercrombie and Fitch Style is? And this style, is in the eyes of whom? Directly from the employee hand book AF style is defined in four words; cool, casual, classic, and fun. Abercrombie clothing promotes an active lifestyle of sports, and social interaction, with the emphasis of having fun, and doing so in AF clothi

When Teachers Become Fashion Cops (Dress Code Policy) As hundreds of students head back to school this year, there is the usual rush -- to buy notebooks and binders. However, shopping for back-to-school was different this year for students: they needed a whole new wardrobe after the school adopted a dress code policy. Alarmed by increased school violence and theft, a breakdown of discipline, and deteriorating academic performance, the administration had been clamoring for some concrete means

Metacognition or the act of learning through ones own development is something that is essential in life. The act of being able to learn from ones own mistakes and or achievements makes a person a better learner. By becoming a better learner one becomes better at understanding and grasping new ideas in life. However metacognition is not an idea that can be passed down from generation to generation, or be achieved by daily attendance at school. It is a process that must be presented to s

The Downfall The problems that face the today's society have lead to many controversial issues. This is especially prominent when dealing with the fashion industry. For instance, the latest in thing, "heroin chic", has stirred up a large amount of tension between retailers and consumers in the United States. This shortly lived phenomenon has proven itself both deadly and profitable for all those involved. This hazard involved in the pursuit of fashion is the perfect example of how fashion

Miuccia Prada Miuccia Prada was born in Italy in 1949. She was born into a family that had previously established a successful business. Prada was originally founded in 1913 and manufactured leather bags. Miuccia ?revolutionized the appearance? of her family?s products. She did not take the business over until 1978. ?Her first success was a black nylon backpack; later ones were handheld bags, of the same fabric.? The clothes she designs ?as supremely comfortable-nothing on the hanger b

Society has always placed a great emphasis upon the importance of a woman’s appearance, and through that emphasis women have instinctively been taught to measure their self-worth in terms of the image they present, even more so than their intelligence. They have been given rigid and challenging standards to live up to, standards that are usually unrealistic, unattainable, and disheartening. Many women spend a large majority of their lives suffering trying to meet these standards.

SHOULD STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEAR UNIFORMS: NEGATIVE There are many points to be made on why uniforms should not be in public schools. You have to really look into depth on what uniforms really do and not use them as an excuse for society's problem. Wearing uniforms does not solve gang violence due to the fact that what makes a person lash out is on the individual of that person. All violence can not be associated with gang violence. As I quote "Do not judje a book by it's co

Fashionably LOUD! Do you choose what you wear or does the media choose it for you? I am one of the million Americans who struggle with keeping up with the new trends of the season. The media works their hardest in trying to persuade us into buying new things for home, work, and family. The media today is the largest advertisements money can buy and many large companies spend millions of dollars for a one-minute commercial on one of the major stations. Television and Magazine elaborate