Assignment On Cultural Diversity

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Cultural diversity andcultural appropriation infashion
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3Fashion Theories....................................................................................................................4To celebrate the diversity of cultures.....................................................................................4To remove the false narrative of cultural appropriation.........................................................7To reconnect the world and cultures through celebration of cultures....................................8To look into political backlash...............................................................................................2CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONThere are different type of people who follow diverse set of culture. Diversity in culturecan be determined as quality of differences in individuals. Further, the difference can be on thebasis of age, gender, social status, sexual orientation, etc. On the other hand, culturalappropriation can be determined as a complicated topic (Karp, Kreamer and Levine, 2013). Insimple words, cultural appropriation occurs when members of dominant culture make use of theculture of minority group that also without making any change in their input. In fashion industry,styles and preference changes with time and there are many borrowings that take place in orderto develop some or the other fashion and that can be presented to people. There are variety ofcultural appropriation which is one of the problem for different reasons. For the steal this sort ofadoption is consumptive because it robs social group groups of the credit they deserve. Such asat a time when controlling group appropriate the culture of other, they often reinforcerepresentation about minority group. The Los Angeles pointed out in a post that culturalappropriation highlight the power instability which reminds betwixt those in power and thosewho have historically marginalised.Culture appropriation is adaption of other culture by individual without understand theimportance of other culture. It is a way of learning other culture with respect and courtesy. Thisreport covers different type of issues that are faced in fashion industry. Further, it covers thetheories that are included in the fashion. Report covers different aim and objectives that will be enable to come up with an appropriateoutcome.Aim:To celebrate the diversity of cultures To remove the false narrative of cultural appropriationTo reconnect the world and cultures through celebration of cultures Objectives:To inspire young individuals and make them aware about cultural diversity To look into political backlashTo look at how we are drifting apart from another due to political backlash
Fashion TheoriesThere are different type of theories that are included in fashion industry. With thisrespect, below given are two them:Trickle Across Theory: This is a type of theory that was developed in the year 1950. Asper this theory, fashion moves across socio-economic levels and they are closely related. Further,the style of clothing does not trickle but it does appear at different price points and that also atsame time. This theory is being supported by popular media and mass communication. In thiscontext, it is helpful enough to provide new styles and pictures. In variety of lines, there aredifferent type of lines and are being developed by different designers. When any type of newdesign appear, then any number of companies will develop similar type of garment. This way itis helpful enough to make sure that they are able to get a wide range of similar design and thatalso at different price range. The populist theory is formed by a famous social scientist named Ted Polhemus. This wasmentioned in one of his book published in the year 1994 entitled as “Streetstyle”. This identifiedvaried social groups instead of identifying classes as a source to get inspire towards fashion. Aconcentrated social group namely punks in the year 1970’s settled in London can be illustratedwho have adopted typical style and with a shared appearance of the entire. This particular styleserved to unite the group as a way of identifying the individuals of this group. However, theyhave often unconnected with the outside trends of this group. The individuals who have adoptedthis style was intended to become an classifiable member of this particular societal group.To celebrate the diversity of culturesWhen diversity is celebrated, it enables to enhance and support the mission ofresponsibility to get involved in culture, education, societal and economic changes that takeplace within state, nation and world. Lack of information, can be stated as the main reason due towhich people do not get adjust with the differences that different cultures have (Renold andRingrose, 2011). In this context, when there is proper information conveyed to people, then therate of gap that raised can be reduced. Diversity is a wide topic that includes colour, race, ethnicorigin, sexual orientation, creed and religion. One make difference with the help of values,knowledge, religion, language, intelligence, etc. This is helpful to make a difference and peopleget to recognize each other and this can be determined as way through which unique identified is

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