Fashion is an art form of individual identity and autonomy in a certain context and at a certain time, of dressing, footwear, clothing, cosmetics, hairstyle, body posture, and even attitude. The word means a style defined by the fashion industry at what is popularly considered as being fashionable. What is fashionable may be defined by someone’s taste, behaviour, or attitude toward fashion. The most popular or trendy clothes are those, which people cannot help but like and those, which provide them with satisfaction and happiness.
The fashion world has developed over the years into various cultures that express themselves through different kinds of fashion. All across the world, there are numerous kinds of fashion that are observed and developed. The classical fashion of India, for example, reflects and expresses the rich culture and history of India. China, Japan, Persia, and Africa were known to have developed very intricate styles of dress. These fashions were transmitted through the ages by way of oral communication, art, literature, cinema, and dance. These styles developed due to socialization and necessity.
Today, fashion is not just restricted to fashion showrooms and fashion shows. It has also affected the way people live their lives. Today, people choose to express themselves by means of fashion. Fashion has therefore become a very important factor in society and it influences many other aspects of life such as family relationships, marriages, purchasing power, as well as the economy. People are now willing to spend a lot of money on anything that they believe will make them look good and pretty.