Every generation has their own style; something that sets them apart from the previous generations. So why does our generation choose to wear the clothing that they do? Of course we don’t want to dress like our parents, but there are other factors involved in developing the style of a generation.
Marketing, advertising, and the media all try to influence the way our generation dresses. Their reasons are mainly profit based. We also make our clothing choices based on the Functionality of the garment. Consumers of our generation often look at the comfort, durability, and adaptability of a piece before purchasing. History has had a great influence on the look of most clothing worn …show more content…
Whatever the reason, we are a generation that loves to shop.
The youth of today are extremely brand loyal. According to America’s Research Group, the use of brand names is the second most effective advertising method when targeting teens. Only the giveaways of products like CDs and posters of popular brand names surpass this. Brand names serve as status symbols. To have Hilfiger or FUBU showing on one’s clothing is to be recognized as “cool”. And, while sporting those brand names, we are also endorsing that brand. What better than to have everyday kids advertising for a company?