By Stacey Howell Today, counterculture is a term used to define any cultural movement with values and morals that are opposed to those of the established society. However, the term was first used in to refer to the political and social movements taking place on many American college campuses, which sparked the hippie movement and have had an enduring influence on both fashion and art. The Counterculture During the s, in response to the Vietnam War, many American youth took up new values and beliefs that were contrary to those of their parents or of the governing parties. Young students expressed their opinions on college campuses with rallies and antiwar demonstrations.
Models posing in corporate office wear. Consumers all have different needs and demands that have to be suited. A person's needs change frequently. An important factor to take into consideration when thinking of consumers' needs is the key demographics of the customer.
Gender, age, income, and even profession can help a company better understand the needs of their customers. Her needs would differ greatly from a woman with children that just went off to college or a teen entering high school.
Often consumers need to be told what they want. Fashion companies have to do their research to ensure they know their customers' needs before developing solutions. You cannot start with the technology and try to figure out where you are going to sell it". There are two research methods: Benefits of primary research is specific information about a fashion brand's consumer is explored.
Surveys are helpful tools; questions can be open-ended or closed-ended. A negative factor surveys and interviews present is that the answers can be biased, due to wording in the survey or on face-to-face interactions.
Focus groups, about 8 to 12 people, can be beneficial because several points can be addressed in depth.
However, there are drawbacks to this tactic, too. With such a small sample size, it is hard to know if the greater public would react the same way as the focus group. There is less of Impact of art on fashion bias because consumers are just performing their daily tasks, not necessarily realizing they are being observed.
For example, observing the public by taking street style photos of people, the consumer did not get dressed in the morning knowing that would have their photo taken necessarily.
They just wear what they would normally wear. Through observation patterns can be seen, helping trend forecasters know what their target market needs and wants. Knowing the needs of the consumers will increase a fashion companies' sales and profits.
Through research and studying the consumers' lives the needs of the customer can be obtained and help fashion brands know what trends the consumers are ready for. Media[ edit ] Latin dancers in their costumes.
The woman is wearing backless dress with deep slits on its lower portion, while the man is wearing a shirt with top buttons open.
Fashion breathes on media and medium. The media plays a significant role when it comes to fashion. For instance, an important part of fashion is fashion journalism. Editorial critique, guidelines, and commentary can be found on television and in magazines, newspapers, fashion websites, social networks, and fashion blogs.
In recent years, fashion blogging and YouTube videos have become a major outlet for spreading trends and fashion tips, creating an online culture of sharing one's style on a website or Instagram account.
Through these media outlets readers and viewers all over the world can learn about fashion, making it very accessible.
Talented illustrators drew exquisite fashion plates for the publications which covered the most recent developments in fashion and beauty. Perhaps the most famous of these magazines was La Gazette du Bon Tonwhich was founded in by Lucien Vogel and regularly published until with the exception of the war years.
Such fashion trends get popularised through media. Voguefounded in the United States inhas been the longest-lasting and most successful of the hundreds of fashion magazines that have come and gone.
One such example of Vogue's popularity is the younger version, Teen Voguewhich covers clothing and trends that are targeted more toward the "fashionista on a budget". Haute couture designers followed the trend by starting ready-to-wear and perfume lines which are heavily advertised in the magazines and now dwarf their original couture businesses.
A recent development within fashion print media is the rise of text-based and critical magazines which aim to prove that fashion is not superficial, by creating a dialogue between fashion academia and the industry.
Examples of this trend are: Fashion Theory and Vestoj Television coverage began in the s with small fashion features. In the s and s, fashion segments on various entertainment shows became more frequent, and by the s, dedicated fashion shows such as Fashion Television started to appear.
FashionTV was the pioneer in this undertaking and has since grown to become the leader in both Fashion Television and new media channels. The Fashion Industry is beginning to promote their styles through Bloggers on social media's.
Vogue specified Chiara Ferragni as "blogger of the moment" due to the rises of followers through her Fashion Blog, that became popular.
Specific fashion brands have been featured in film, not only as product placement opportunities, but as bespoke items that have subsequently led to trends in fashion.UAL is a world Top 6 university for art and design according to the QS World University Rankings® and Europe's largest specialist university for art and design.
From the Renaissance, when painters first sought to accurately capture the form, color, and texture of clothing, to today, when models strut down the runway in virtual works of /5. Art and fashion, intrinsically linked and more so than ever. From clothing design to catwalk show art direction, major labels to boutique houses, the word of fashion is falling over itself to involve important .
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