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Adornment
Any decoration or alteration of the body's appearance
Apparel
A body covering , actual garment made from fabric
Appearance
TOTAL compsite image created by human body and any modifications, embellishments, or coverings
-includes clothing & Body
Clothing
a tangible or material object connected to the human body
Costume
a style of clothes belonging to a particular cultural or historical context
Dress
-The act of altering appearance
-Total arrangement of all visible modifications and material additions to body
Fashion
social process where new styles are created, introduces to, and accepted by public
Style
distinctive characteristic or way of expression
Wearable art
use of clothing as medium for artistic communication
Appearance Management
process of thinking about and carrying out activities related to appearance
Appearance Perception
observing and making evaluations based on how people look
Body Modification
temporary or permanent redesigning of body itself
Modification of body color
ex: dye hair, tattoo, tan, makeup, nail polish
Modification of body texture
ex: curl hair,lotion to soften skin, make skin tighter w/ surgery
Modification of body shape
ex: trim beard, diet and lose weight, get plastic surgery
Body Encolsures
envelopment and covering of body- wrap something around
ex: ring, boot
Attachments to body or body enclosures
covering of small areas of body or the body enclosures to which they are fixed
Insertions
earrings, barrettes, ribbons, cufflinks
Clips
earrings, clip on bow ties
Adherends
false eye lashes, fake nails
hung items
purse, shoulder bag, umbrella
transdiscipline
knowledge that has emerged due to theories and research findings that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries
interdisciplinary
social psych of clothing is also
modesty theory
suggests people first wore clothes to cover the "private" parts of the body
immodesty
sexual attraction
adornment theory
using clothes for decorative purposes for display, attraction, or aesthetic expression
protection theory
clothes protect humans from the elements, animals, and supernatural forces
symbolic interaction
meaning of personal appearance and how they are constructed in everyday life
semiotics
study of how cultural meanings are produced and conveyed
expressive culture
the artifacts or products of culture , including clothing fashions