Kabul Fashion History

Topics: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Fashion Pages: 2 (532 words) Published: March 13, 2013
Fashion history
 Fashion design is the art of the application of design and natural beauty to clothing and accessories. The history of Western fashion is the story of the changing fashions in clothing for men and women in Western Europe and other countries under its influence (that is, the Western world) from the 12th century to the present.  The meaning of fashion. An explanation of fashion as a sign system of cultural change and tribal belonging.  A look at class stratification, status, profession and requirements of clothing from everyday uniform to a mass youth cult uniform. Status symbols, group affiliation and branding. Veblen's Theory of the Leisure Class. Mass production and fashion cycles. Fashion in Afghanistan Before war

Afghans were very fashion follower. Any new trend which came from Europe or USA followed by Afghans very quickly. And it was easily acceptable for the Afghan people. The availability of the fashionable products were very easily find in Kabul Market.

Fashion during the Taliban period
Although living in a conservative and male dominated society where women were not allowed to come out with out Blue Burqa(Chadare) still Afghans specially Afghan Women were following the fashion. Different types of Burqa were came out in the market with different variaties and color

During the Taliban period Afghan Bride were wearing white burqa

Current fashion
Like everything else fashion has also effected badly in Afghanistan. Fashion get complicated now and people’s preference changed those people who came from Pakistan they are following the Punjabi outfits and those Afghans who came from Iran are following they are wearing the weird black burqa. But still fashion is following properly to the some extend of people. We want to spread the knowledge of the fashion to the Afghan man and women. Because Afghans are still fashion follower. They do spend money for the trendy outfits Compare to before war there is a good chance that the fashion...
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