merchant who was wealthy. Therefore her dressing represents class and wealth. Her dressing signify magnificent enigma and mystery especially the dark silk swathes. The Florentine fashion worn by Mona Lisa presents a challenge to the modern fashion design some wishing to replicate her costume. Her garment which is made of sheer dark silk has some gathers around the neck. The garment has loose sleeves that roll back at the elbow embroidery or gold braid trimmings at the neck. Beneath her garment seems to be
report on what Hillary Clinton wears. The recent death of Diana, the Princess of Wales, was a severe blow to the high fashion world, where her clothes were daily news. Even folks in the 1700s pored over fashion magazines to see the latest styles. Women and dressmakers outside the French court relied on sketches to see what was going on. The famous French King Louis XIV said that fashion is a mirror. Louis himself was renowned for his style, which tended towards extravagant laces and velvets.
hardship, yet earning very little. In contrast, the rich lived in lavishness and, unlike the poor, could actually enjoy life. One can describe the situation at the time as- the rich got richer and the poor got poorer. Also during the 19th century, women were treated very badly, they were expected to stay at home and 'serve' their husband, and they were also put under immense pressure to get married. It was Charles Dickens' firm belief that the spilt between the rich and the poor had produced a 'diseased'
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of taking action is considered critical for long-term marketing success. Identify - Arguably the most important marketing function involves efforts needed to gain knowledge of customers, competitors, and markets. We will see throughout this course material how marketing research is utilized in all decision areas. Create - Competition forces marketers to be creative people. When marketers begin new ventures, such as building a new company, it is often based around something that is new (e.g., new product