ARE YOU WHAT YOU WEAR - ARE YOU WHAT YOU WEAR? Long time...

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ARE YOU WHAT YOU WEAR? Long time ago, people did not need clothing because back then living was much uncomplicated. But as time passed by, an evolution of clothing ushered in. It evolved from effortlessly laid leaves wrapped around a human body up to the most intricateand complicated designed fabrics. The garments that people wear have been an important feature in the lives of both men and women throughout all societies in recorded history. In addition to the obvious function of providing protection and warmth, garments become a symbol of a woman’s beauty and femininity, or man’s machismo and masculinity, as society progressed. It has helped people shape their own individuality as well as aided them in imparting their identity to others. This kind of culture started in the ancient Romans when people were classified. A peasant or a slave in ancient Rome wore a plain white tunic. However, those who belonged to the upper class were adorned more fashionably. A senator and an emperor wore a tunic
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2010 for the course PHILO 27 taught by Professor Tyler during the Spring '10 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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