How Trends Shape our Way of Live
by nathalie.coronado on September 11, 2013 - 11:38pm
This week is New York Fashion Week for Spring Collections. Men and women from all over the world are looking forward to this event. For them, this week is not only about the magnificent art of fashion. It is about all knowing what is a hit and what is a ‘’fashion suicide’’. People often think that fashion’s power is only based on our looks. What they don’t consider is the high influence it also has on our budget.
Truth is, fashion and budget don’t get along very well. In fact, us, teenagers and young adults, are the number one targets of renowned brands. As young as one can be, they will have to face advertisements and social pressure to consume on a daily basis. According to the article below, young women tend to follow fashion trends to feel more attractive and accepted by the opposite sex. In the case of young men, fashion is more about showing who is dominant in a household.
As an economic power, how is fashion dictating our way of thinking and our wallets?