Why do we wear clothes? Is it because we are too shy to be naked? Or is it because our skin does not protect us from the wheater influence? Out of all the spieces only human wears clothes. Can you imagine your life without clothes? I can not. Wearing clothes is something that makes us different from the animals. And it is also a tradition as old as the human itself. Sometimes it amazes me just how many different colours and materials can you have. With choice that big it is not that difficult to be well-dressed. Or is it?
Clothing today consists of many parts. We can often have up to ten pieces on. Of course that depends on the weather. Climate we are living in has four different seasons. And that means there are seasonal clothes. Of course you can not wear winter clothes in summer as well as you can not use summer clothes for winter. We can differentiate four types of clothes. I will start with summer clothing. It is usually very hot in the summer so you need light and comfortable clothes. Women wear short skirts and tops or dresses. Men usually wear some shorts and a t-shirt or a short-sleeved shirt. Another thing in summer is wearing swim suits. Nowadays there are so many different types from bikini to bathing trunks. It is very important because in summer you spend a lot of time on the beach and it is important how you look. To sum up, in summer all you need are simple light clothes. As the weather changes and its getting cold outside the clothing has to change too. In autumn we usually wear trousers or jeans that are easy to upkeep. But it is also important to have a coat or a jacket because it often rains. In winter you need clothes that can keep you warm and dry even if it snows outside and the air temperature is bellow zero. That means you need coat or jacket to protect you and a warm sweater. You also need warm underwear and some knee-socks. It is also good to have a pair of gloves and some cap and a muffler. Spring clothing is more or less the same as autumn.
Did you just realize how many pieces of clothing you actually need? But that is not all. You can not wear the same jumper to a football match and to a theatre. For all those special occassions you need different clothes. When going to a theatre or just out for a dinner you need to dress up. A well-dressed gentleman should wear a suit and a tie or a bow tie. We wear many various clothes for many various occassions.
Because of this clothing could get pretty expensive. Especially if you buy designer outfits. In the past there were not many designer stores in Slovakia, but nowadays you can buy whatever you want. Lately more and more trendy shops are being opened in Bratislava. I take that as a positive thing. People will try hard to look fashionable and stylish designer clothes could help them a lot. But there is of course a hook in everything. These shops are pretty expensive and many people can not afford shopping in this kind of stores. Many people in Slovakia prefer cheap clothes of poor quality. Well, not everyone can buy a t-shirt with a 2 000Sk price tag on it. I personally prefer quality over price.But sometimes I am breathless when I find out how much does the piece actually cost.
To be fashionable means something different for everyone of us. Fashion is not just about modern stylish clothes, it is also about all kinds of accessories. From sun-glasses to handbags, jewellery to umbrellas, hats to belts…And it takes a real feel for the fashion to know how to accessorize.
There are several fashion rules, for example you should wear no more than one necklace or chain. You should not mix too many colours in your outfit and of course you should not wear white socks to a suit. I guess in Slovakia it is getting better and people are still more and more fashionable. Especially the young people have a sense of style. Well, at least they are trying. I am tryig hard too.
It is important to look good and always have some nice clothes on. Well, today image is everything. The first impression is always vital. And nothing helps you to make good impression better than nice and clean clothes. It really is important what you wear, no matter what anybody says. That is why I am trying to be well-dressed in every situation. For me, maybe even more important than how I look is how I feel. The clothes I buy must always be very comfortable. Because you can look amazing but when you feel like you are going to die if you have that sweater on for another two seconds, it just makes no sense. That is why I usually wear some jeans and a t-shirt or shirt. Another important thing for me is shoes. They have to be comfortable, but they have to look good too. I just love buying sneakers. If I had a lot of money, I would buy hundreds of pairs of shoes. And that is it. All I need is a t-shirt, jeans and some nice sneakers.
I guess to look good you do not have to wear expensive designer pieces. After all, it is pretty simple. Every man or woman has it own sense of style. That is why it is said that clothes make the man. Yes, it is true. Clothes really make the man. People often judge you by what you are wearing. I do not know if that is right, but that is just the way it is. Nowadays image is everything. The way we look often helps us to achieve what we want. If you really want to make a good impression, you need more than clothes, you also need good hairstyle, modern accessories and a lot more. That also belongs to fashion. To sum up I really think fashion is important in our life. After all, clothes make the man.