What Does History And Culture Of A Civilization Shape Its Unique Fashion Styling And Influence Modern Day Fashion

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Fashion and celebrity, as they are today, are often seen as the end product of a long historical process of industrialisation and democratisation. How useful is it to see them in this historical perspective? What does it help to explain? Your answer should discuss concrete examples. Introduction Throughout the long expansion of human history, local fashion and clothing have always been a good indicator that reflects historical, political and economical forces within a society. Varies historical periods will have corresponding fashion and style to represent their unique value and culture. “Multiple looks with a variety of stylistic influences are stripped from their historical contexts and become part of a large fashion influenced process” (Kaiser, 1990). Thus, our modern day fashion is indeed an end product of series of historical progression. This essay will aim to examine how does history and culture of a civilization shape its unique fashion styling and influence modern day fashion by using China as an example and explore the variances in its fashion development throughout five thousand years of rich Chinese history. Over the past five thousand years of Chinese history, fashion trend in China has experienced great changes in most of Chinese dynasties and each of those historical periods are able to distinguish itself among others while learn and borrow from the previous dynasty and develope continuously generation after generation. Those heritage chinese elements has

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