Essay on Fashion Is The Most Powerful Art

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Fashion is described in many ways. According to the Oxford dictionary, fashion is "a popular or latest style of clothing, hair, decoration or behavior". It is a way people express themselves physically. Fashion is a form of art. It is a sign of communication and a way of expressing oneself. As in the words of Blair Waldorf, "fashion is the most powerful art there is. It 's movement, design, and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we 'd like to be. Just like your scarf suggests that you 'd like to sell used cars." Fashion is how designers express their ideas and inspiration. Despite how fashion is described, it is indeed a world full of creativity, breakthroughs, and endless possibilities. Fashion plays an important role in human life ever since the cavemen first wore simple outfits made from leaves and the hides and skins of animals (Prehistoric clothing). Not only do fashion demonstrate individual social status and personality, but it also identifies a particular culture. With this concern, this paper is to study the emerge, transformation, and social role of fashion, as well as its relationship with technology in the 20th century.
The very first clothing emerged as far back as 170000 years ago. (When Did Humans Start Wearing Clothes?) Evidence suggests that early humans cut hides and skins of animals into shapes they like, making holes for the head and arms (anthropology.net). Some even draped leaves over their body. At this stage, people wore…

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