Monday, October 16, 2006

I will never understand

I will never understand the fashion industry; from a Wedding Dress made out of Cream Puffs to a fashion show focusing on, literally, fruity food.
According to the definition of fashion, in this context, is, "1. a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc" and "2. conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., esp. of polite society, or conformity to it." I, personally, see neither of these illustrated by the two articles above. Nor do I see them illustrated in shows like Project Runway (which I have only watched once, by mistake...obviously). Instead, "fashion" in modern culture, has become art, it is a way of expressing yourself through seeing how little fabric you can glue to someone's body and still get away with a public show, and nowhere has the world of fashion been lampooned better than in the clip below.

As you can see, fashion is about everything and at the same time it is about nothing...and apparently consistency is not important. Interesting.

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