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Fashion of the 21st Century Kelly Cross and Brooke Callahan Fashion of the 21st Century is used to express one’s self. Many people use their clothes to express a mood, feeling, attitude or way of life. The fashion of the time is eccentric and makes a statement. Clothing and accessories are both ways that men, women and children show where they came from and how they were raised. Fashion of the century is used to tell a story and helps people express themselves. Fashion Eccentricity Men’s Trends…. Day Clothes Traditional men’s day clothes are very casual. For hotter weather, men would be wearing either khaki or cargo shorts and a t-shirt or polo. For colder weather, men typically wear sweatpants, khaki pants or jeans and a sweatshirt or long sleeved shirt. Night Clothes Night clothes for men can be a combination of either jeans, khakis, dress pants or suit pants, and a blouse, polo, nice shirt, jacket, or suit jacket. Athletic Wear Men’s athletic wear typically includes mesh shorts and a t-shirt or “cut off tee”. This outfit is worn to work out and is effective because it makes working out easier because of the thinner clothing. The shoes worn are sneakers. Shoes men’s shoes include sneakers, loafers, dress shoes and sandals primarily. Women’s Trends… Day Clothes Women’s day clothes vary largely depending on the woman. In the winter, women mostly wear jean or khaki pants with a top and a sweater. Sometimes it is very similar to summer attire except that pants are worn instead of shorts and a sweater is normally worn to keep the woman warm. During the summer, woman typically dress in jean or khaki shorts and either a t-shirt or knit top that is comfortable in the heat. Women can also be seen in casual dresses and skirts. Night Clothes Night clothes for women include dresses, skirts, blouses and other nice shirts, dress pants and a nice pair of shoes to top it all off. Workout Clothes Women’s workout clothes typically include yoga pants and tight jackets or, biking shorts or spandex and a t-shirt. Accessories Women’s accessories of this century are all about bling. Popular accessories include big earrings or studs, “chunky” bracelets and necklaces and rings. Shoes Women’s shoes typically include sandals, fashion sneakers, nice and casual boots, heals, and Sperry’s. Teen’s Trends… Casual Clothes Girls Clothing Boys Clothing Sweatshirt and sweatpants Sweatpants and sweatshirt Yoga pants T-shirt Cotton jackets Cotton shorts Mesh shorts Leggings and sweatshirts Sneakers Jeans Dressy Clothes Girls Clothing Boys Clothing Jeans and a dressy top Jeans or Khaki Pants Skirt (high-waisted) Nice T-shirt or dress shirt Dress A suit jacket Cardigans Flowy tops Workout Clothes Girls Clothing Boys Clothing T-shirt and shorts T-shirt and shorts Long sleeved shirt Yoga pants Long sleeved shirt Spandex Tank top/ pinnie Tank top/ pinnie Sweatshirt and sweatpants “cut-off” tee Sweatshirt and sweatpants High socks Shoes Girls Shoes Boys Shoes Boots Sneakers -Uggs -Rainboots -Cowgirl boots Sandals -Winter Boat shoes Sandals -Gladiator -Flip flops Dress shoes Sneakers Moccasins Boat shoes/ Moccasins Children’s Trends… Girls’ Clothes Girl’s clothing of the 21st Century is usually the same as women’s clothing, but smaller. Prints on girl’s clothing is usually pink and floral. Girls typically wear corresponding outfits that are sold together and match perfectly. Many moms like to dress their children fashionably and make sure that their children, too, make an impression. Boys’ Clothes Boys clothes are typically in matching outfits too. Most boys are dressed in jean or khaki. Typical boys’ clothes also includes sweat suits that are sold together. Girls’ Shoes Boys’ Shoes Hair During the 21st Century, hair has been treated as the main accessory for any outfit. Hair of this century ranges from edgy and bold, to simple and sweet. Girl’s Hair Whether its short or long, women’s hair of the 21st Century is just another way that women can express themselves. A girl’s hair can make or break any outfit. Boy’s Hair Although men don’t use their hair to get the same effect as women, hair can be a major factor in determining someone’s personality.
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