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Fashion as change

Fashion is often characterized by its association with change. It may also be understood as an agent of change. Although scholars and academics have debated and proposed competing theories and …

Color in context

Although color can be explained and even rationalized in scientific terms through the arrangement of the color spectrum and associated classification systems, color remains intangible and subjective since there is …

Fashion and social media

The fashion landscape in the twenty-first century has been transformed by social media—not only as a platform to disseminate fashion and sell fashion goods but also as a mobile vehicle …

The male fashion figure

In the context of figurative drawing, fashion silhouettes refer to the overall outline shape of the clothed fashion figure. As a guide, men’s proportions are less exaggerated than for women. …

Silhouettes

In the context of figurative drawing, fashion silhouettes refer to the overall outline shape of the clothed fashion figure. Silhouettes serve as a defining feature in a fashion sketch or …

Understanding the fashion figure

The term ‘fashion figure’ is saturated with many meanings and characteristics of sociocultural significance. These are particularly focused on the representations of gender and the standards of beauty. Fashion accommodates …