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What Influences Women's Clothing Choices

Throughout history, a variety of external influences and internal preferences have influenced women's clothing choices all over the world. While obvious factors such as protection and warmth are some of the reasons why a woman chooses her morning attire, clothing also serves as a powerful way to express and communicate identity. Some of the reasoning behind today's clothing choices and fashion for women can be found below.


While the concept of modesty differs from place to place, it has played an important role in women's fashion over the years. It was frowned upon or forbidden in various parts of the world and time periods.

Muslim cultures, for example, expect women to cover the majority of their bodies in public. This has resulted in a diverse market for long and concealing garments made of cotton, wool, polyester, silk, rayon, and denim.

Seduction and Beauty

One of the main reasons a woman wears a sultry black dress to a cocktail party or selects a pants suit that matches her eye color is to appear attractive. The ideal of beauty has shifted over time within different cultures, where cleavage-baring blouses, tight skirts, and high hems no longer constrain women's fashion. Everyone's perception of beauty is different, and an increasing number of women are foregoing dressing to impress others in favor of dressing for what makes them feel attractive and alluring.


Women's clothing choices are also influenced by their social status or position, as some pieces draw attention to a specific affiliation. This can be seen in the skirts worn by a college tennis team or in the elaborate robes worn by African tribal royalty. Corporate executives, lawyers, and other high-income career positions in the United States are frequently identified by the clothing they wear.


Different types of women's fashion are reserved for specific ceremonies and occasions that mark significant moments in her life. This can be seen in the gowns of a debutante ball society, which are commonly worn at weddings.

Fashion Trends for Today

Women in the United States frequently follow the latest fashion trends, whether it is cutting their hair like a celebrity (e.g., Halle Berry or Jennifer Aniston), choosing a designer purse (e.g., the patchwork Coach bag or the Birken); or choosing clothing that matches the newest "color of the season." And women all around the world do that as well.

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