There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to fashion.
We’re going to take a look at some of the myths that may have been going around in your head and put it into perspective.
I know I’ve had my share of misconceptions throughout my life, so feel free to share yours!
Some misconceptions about fashion include words like “fashion” and “beauty”.
While one person’s idea of the latter may be different from another’s, there is no answer that disagrees with either.
The meaning can vary depending on the context in which it is used, but beauty is an indescribable concept.
Regardless of this fact , people often change their appearance by trying to look more beautiful or fashionable.
Personally, I don’t understand how anyone can justify spending hundreds or thousands of dollars on clothing when there are many other ways to express their identity without having to purchase endless amounts of designer goods each month.
There are a lot of other ways to look “beautiful” or “fashionable”. You don’t have to be rich.
I feel like the only people who would go for this are people who either don’t have any other hobbies, or they’re just obsessed with clothing in general.
I think the idea of fashion is wonderful.The whole concept behind it is that you can wear something that shows your personality and helps define who you are as a person.
Maybe you’re into reading and want to show off your love of books by wearing book themed shirts, or maybe you’re into animals and you want to showcase your love for them through graphic tees (like me!).
There are so many scenarios where clothing could help define who you are, but it’s often considered “unfashionable” to wear things that would do this.
This has gotten worse in recent years.
The term “fashion victim” has gotten popular today, and I believe this is due to people like Joss Whedon bringing up the idea that clothing is for aesthetic purposes only.
This leads to the idea that you’re wearing something because you think it looks good, not because it matches your personality or who you are as a person.
This misconception is very important for people to learn about because they waste a lot of money on clothing that doesn’t fit who they are or who they want to be.
This Clean ERSJ shows Perceptions about fashion :
1.Fashion is for everyone :
The idea that fashion is only for the rich and famous is a very common misconception.
There are so many clothing brands that provide inexpensive clothes that people can buy without having to go into massive debt.
You don’t have to feel bad about not being able to afford designer goods because there are many brands that provide nearly identical products for a fraction of the price.
I think this goes back to the “fashion victim” idea where people think they need designer brands in order to look good, which isn’t true.
There are so many other ways to express who you are without having to spend hundreds of dollars on clothing that doesn’t fit your personality or who you want to be.
For example, I wear clothing that isn’t very unique or unique at all, but instead helps define the themes of my interests.
2.Fashion is just for looks :
The truth is that fashion is for both looks and personality purposes. Clothing shows what you like and even who you are as a person.
When people ask me why I like certain things I would buy, I try to explain that these things fit into my character and personality and help give me a certain identity (for example: coffee and cupcakes).
Clothing can help you better explain yourself to others, but there are still some people who are stuck in the “only fashionable things are good” idea.
3.Fashion is a bad thing :
This is a very common misconception. I think the idea of not having the right clothes for a certain occasion has been ingrained in most people’s heads from a young age.
It’s become this idea of looking “uncomfortable” and “sloppy” if you’re wearing something that doesn’t match, but it’s just not true.
I think this comes from how people see fashion as just being for looks and nothing else, when in reality it can be used to define yourself and express who you are as a person.
4.Fashion is for teenagers :
I think this goes back to the “fashion victim” idea. Some people think they need to look “fabulous” all the time, but it’s not true.
I can wear sweatpants and dress shirts every day of the week without it being a problem, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know how to dress.