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Surname1 Name: Professor: Course: Date: Fashion Gender Identity Dressing and fashion results from social, historical and ecological evolution in an ideal society. The state of fashion and the manner in which it is exhibited, which is often regarded as a matter of choice on mode of dressing gives rise to a wide range of dressing and thus expounds varied factors in which fashion is a complex field in terms of definitions. Gender identity development is as a result of social perception and focus on dressing and fashion. Fashion can as well play a role in preference. It alludes to development of social classes and creates a sense of pride in a community based on bias. Dressing creates an intimacy between the garments and the body, a situation that is most valued in the establishment of social identity in regard to gender and the whole society. The dresses worn develops a social contact that is involved during the interactions between the body and the general outside world at its largest. Dresses express a relationship with personal perceptions. The garment is a representation of the personal perception and acts as the bond between the person and the outside world. The body is focused as a symbol of a society and the female body is the most valued as a preservation of culture. (Gasouka, 2007) Dressing is mostly a bid to hide the total expression of the body. (Fisher & Loren, 2003) The community proposes restrictions on the mode of dressing. This pressurizes people to adopt recurrent norms about how they appear and how they conduct themselves. Due to its ability of change the appearance, the dress has also been used as a measure of social identity through restrictions that control the dressing pricing in the market. This regulations yield to a 1
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Surname2 raised tension which develops a different possibility in clothing, thus giving rise to development of classes (Voss, 2008). To many people, clothing is a reflection of the character traits of the person wearing it though ideologies may vary from person to person. Lurie (1981) suggests that the perception of dressing is based on personal state (Dodd, Clarke, Baron & Houston, 2000). Dressing is a form of expression that uses visual as well as symbols a particular culture. The manner of which they create an impression creates an implication and thus this creates an understanding that the main element of the dress are often volatile (Davis, 1992). Anne Hollander (1995) suggests that nakedness is a mode of clothing in its own way and creates a similar implication in a relationship with the body as language does. The complexity of mode of dressing is due to the state of fashion. Dressing is highly influenced by fashion and their implications depend
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  • Winter '18
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  • Sociology, Fashion and Cultural Change

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