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Charlotte Lowe

Fashion, Business and Promotion Student - BCU

WHAT INFLUENCE DOES FASHION HAVE ON POLITICS? How can fashion influence politics? - Quora. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. The Impact of Fashion on the Economy. PEOPLE??? How to Look and Feel Confident in the Way You Dress. "Let Your Personality Shine through Your Style and Look Fabulous!

How to Look and Feel Confident in the Way You Dress

" I'm not a psychologist or a 50 year-old woman with plenty of life experience up my sleeve, but I do know that your self-confidence (along with body proportions and fit) plays a major role in achieving great style. Improve your self confidence and see the changes in your style! That's why finding the time to improve your self confidence is essential to getting your style right. Your attitude behind the clothes you wear can make or break your look. Showing that you are comfortable in your clothes makes disproportions and all the figure flaws you're deep down insecure about less noticeable. Self Confidence is Only One Part of the Bigger Picture On the other hand, having self confidence alone doesn't always necessarily equal great style. 1. 2.

And 3. Having self confidence is the icing of the cake and what you get from knowing what looks best on you! Back to Top So What Kind of Self Confidence Am I Talking About? How Fashion has changed with Technology- This exhibition explores how tech has changed fashion. Over the last twenty years, digital technology has radically changed the fashion industry – that much is obvious.

This exhibition explores how tech has changed fashion

It's transformed the way fashion is produced and consumed, the way it’s designed and represented. Last week a new app was launched that allows clients to book models with one Tinder-like swipe of an iPhone screen. A new exhibition coming to Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion will examine the influence that technology has had on fashion. Opening in September, #DigitalDisturbances will bring together seven designers and creative teams whose work explores the interaction between the digital and the material. The line-up includes Russian menswear designer Tigran Avetisyan and artist Bart Hess (who covered Lady Gaga in slime for her “Born This Way” music video), as well as ANREALAGE, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. How can fashion be ‘sustainable’ or ‘ethical’? The terms may be vague, but they allow shoppers to choose what really matters to them personally.

How can fashion be ‘sustainable’ or ‘ethical’?

In recent years, a growing number of consumers have realized there’s far more to the fashion world than what you see at first glance. This is a good thing, as it has drawn much-needed attention to the atrocious working conditions, poverty wages, and pollution that is intimately connected to the world’s garment industry. On the other hand, it can be very confusing, trying to sort one’s way through the labyrinth of terms and certifications that are all claiming to make fashion a better industry for all.

So what does it really mean for fashion to be sustainable and ethical? It all depends on which practices and policies are adopted by companies. Fair Trade Organic Cotton Cotton is the most pesticide-intensive crop in the world. Alternative & Recycled Textiles Some companies are doing really cool things, such as fabrics made out of milk, tea, and coffee, as well as birch tree-based material. Is Fashion sustainable? 10 Most Powerful Luxury Fashion Brands In The World. The luxury market has been growing significantly over the past couple of years and is still continuing on an upwards trend.

10 Most Powerful Luxury Fashion Brands In The World

Experts forecast an annual growth rate for the luxury goods market of 5-6% between 2013 and 2015. The Brain & Company estimated the luxury market to be valued at $274 billion, with a potential to reach an astonishing value of $290 value by 2015. Whilst the luxury market has been dominated by Louis Vuitton, which continues to be the most valuable luxury brand on a global scale, other names have been emerging as potential market leaders. Gucci and Prada have experienced the most significant growth. With great growth and potential, brands like Prada, Gucci and Hermes may one day overtake the market. and reach the number one spot. It is believed that Prada and Gucci experienced such high growth in brand value due to an increase in Asian customers, at home and abroad. Read on to find out the Top 10 World’s Most Powerful Luxury Brands. 10. 9. 8. 7. Pyramid of luxury brands. INTO THE FASHION: Cultural Influences On Trend Forecasting.

For everyone who works in the fashion business it is important to be able to recognize and to foresee social and cultural movements, in order to understand the fashion environment and to be able to operate in the direction in which the fashion industry will move.

INTO THE FASHION: Cultural Influences On Trend Forecasting

Being able to anticipate what will happen in the next future is what puts a fashion designer, a retailer or a fashion buyer in the position to make better decisions in their work. And in this, fashion is not at all an isolated industry but is connected to the rest of our life. Fashion reaches beyond clothing and into the way we choose to live our lives. Lifestyle is how we communicate, how we travel, how we decorate our homes, how we eat and how we dress. Lifestyle and trends are strongly influenced by social-cultural changes, such as modernization, technological innovation and also by artistic movements. Popular culture, or pop culture, is a cultural section, which is followed, understood and appreciated by a larger audience. IS FASHION AN ART?