When we talk about today’s most important fashion industries in the world, our first thoughts may fall to Paris, Milan, London, or New York.
But what about the rest of the world? What about Africa, India, the Middle East….and I can go on and on. Each country, in every region, has its own and incredibly pure sense of fashion.
While many people may feel that our clothing is just an everyday necessity or a way of introducing ourselves to the world, for many others it represents their cultures and beliefs.
Fashion lives with us and exists in our world forever. Fashion changes as we as humans evolve and change as well.
Communities of people in countries around the world create their own fashion trends using all the elements Mother Nature has to offer.
They express thoughts, beliefs, religion and their own style of life through fashion.
Throughout all of time, designers have also expressed their own imaginations through cultural clothing.
The way how each creates art on a body with layers of culturally exquisite luxuries such as fabrics and jewelry…the way how they mix and match colors, makeup and different accessories… everything is executed with such fabulous perfection, not only as a way to express a cultural meaning, but also as a means of seduction or ways to captivate the eyes of an audience.
These “body paintings” tell the world and history so much about who we are.
That is why fashion is so much more than all brands put together.
Fashion is an instant connection to the world, and I even believe, that in a sense, God is also a designer.
Today, I chose to highlight a Burberry top.
Burberry, created by Thomas Burberry, is a British luxury brand that has been in business since1856 and is particularly famous for its signature trench coat and plaid patterns.
Today, when I think about different cultures, I can see the representation of British culture very well within Burberry; and I feel that the pattern of Burberry brings a pronounced touch of class and elegance to my outfit.
One reason why I love Burberry so much is because the Burberry Foundation was stablished in 2008 as a philanthropic organization dedicated to helping young people realize their dreams through the powers of their own creativity. In 2011, Burberry Porsum also highlighted its London Fashion week with African Fabrics and showed the world just how much Africa cultures have to offer today’s Fashion industry.
I choose to wear my Burberry blouse with a white skirt, brown or gold heels, and a brown purse. To me, this is classy and chic but still a very youthful and fun outfit