Craze for Fashion
Fashion means to make things in life in such a way as are subject to change in form and style according to the prevailing traditions. Fashions may be in dress, ornaments, hair style, customs, in food and drink, in amusements or in manners. Fashions change like wind which makes it difficult for man to keep pace with them. Fashion is found both among men and women. There is much craze for fashions among boys and girls.
They watch T.V. programmes, see films and copy their style of talking. dress and walking style. They love dresses of the latest cuts and designs. They run after the new showy and eye-catching dresses. Girls move freely in new fashions like butterflies. Boys too copy the film actors in their actions, costumes, hair style and even in walking. They keep long hair like girls. On the other hand, girls like boy cut hairs and look boyish.
Boys and Girls have made it a fashion to talk about cricket matches and films. It is the fashion for them to drive two wheelers at the high speed. They have also made it fashion to talk to their parents in English style instead of respecting them like Indians. They have made it fashion to run down their elders. There is no harm in changing fashions but excess of everything is bad. The craze for fashion must not go too far.
People feel that fashion is an indication of good taste. But fashion has no fixed standard. There is so quick change in the fashion that common man suffers a lot. It becomes very difficult to cope with the modern fashion. Even youths belonging to the poor class of society are seen joining the race of fashion. It is a direct impact of the cable T.V. culture which has invaded the Indian culture. It has given rise to various crimes among the youth. Finding themselves unable to cope-up with the pressing demand of modern fashion they fall into bad ways to earn a fast buck. The trend is gaining momentum in this society thus giving a bad taste to otherwise a healthy changing society.
The change in the fashion is the result of man’s love for novelty. There is an instinct in man to look like hero. The films have contributed a lot towards fashion. Fashion has developed into a major industry in modern times. Great personalities are involved in the technology of fashion. It has become a big craze to be a part of this industry. Fashion design and technology is the order of the day. Still sanity lies in maintaining a moderate trend in this field and not go mad after it and ignore the old cherished Indian culture.