Aspects of Dress
Aspects of Dress HEC 2031
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School of Human Ecology HEC 2031 Aspects of Dress Exam 5 Study Guide SP 10 Art of dress a system of cultural practice evaluation of body modifications and supplements as pleasing or not pleasing includes the design and production of high fashion street fashion wearable art world dress and world fashion along with artistic production found in museums galleries and concert halls Art a process and an artifact As a process involves individuals carrying out activities that end in the production of artifacts Formal design components of dress Dress and the five senses Aesthetlcs understanding how we perceive forms and their characteristics and how we experience that response Aesthetics of dress uses 5 senses in the process of dressing ourselves and perceiving others Beauty pleasing sensory experience no universal standard Moral value different than beauty but often applied to dress may be negative as well as positive in the case of dress there values are often proscriptive on the basis of dress or physical appearance Meaning of dress refers to the wide variety of ways individuals and groups interpret particular items of dress dress ensembles and dress practices Individuals often select items of dress because of the personal or public meaning conveyed as in the decision to wear a wedding ring Cultural typology a classification based on types specific to one culture Cultural typologies of dress body size categories numbers don t correspond with specific body measurements garments with the same number are not standardized from manufacturer to manufacturer page 326328 Cultural ideals kind of short hand summary of aesthetic values Cultural standards distinguished from cultural ideals for beauty or attractiveness because a standard represents something measurable or achievable by many people Dress code cultural dress standards stated in published policies Bodydominant merging the body and dress with the dress emphasizing the shape of the body Bodysubordinate form of dress may diverge from the form of the body essentially covering the body and becoming an independent form Morris universal standards identified three standards that appear to be valued around the world cleanliness health and youth Individuality Conformity Trickledown Bubbleup Fashion leader Be prepared to 0 Identify examples of dress that are bodydominant body subordinate and combinations 0 Pantyhose BD allne skirt BS Dress fitted on top and flares at waist C 0 Discuss how designers and the media influence cultural ldeals for body structure and dress
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