IMPORTANCE OF CLOTHING.
Things people wear to cover their body are clothing. Clothing is also known as attire, which is fiber and textile worn on the body. Wearing of clothes is only restricted to humans and is a feature found in majority of the human societies. The amount and type of clothing worn is determined by ones’ body type, gender, social and environmental conditions.
Clothing protects the body during harsh climatic conditions by covering the body. They also enhance security while increasing and preparing as they are dangerous activities. The most common types of physical clothing materials include; fabric, denim, leather and fur.
The many kinds of clothing has been brought about by the fact that clothing options have increased tremendously, throughout the years. Culture and ideas are the key determinants of the type of clothing you choose for different occasions.
Clothing styles are determined by where you are, who you are and the different purposes you want to fulfill. It is obvious, that professional attire should be official but clothing for travel, exercise wear, beachwear and protection apparel should not be. Religious and cultural factors determine one’s choice of attire.
The other purpose of clothing is to make you feel more beautiful and to interact with others. Clothes are also worn for comfort and protection, for physical, physiological and social causes. Clothes identifies you with other people, be self-confident and represents your personality.
Every a person has their basic human needs. You become more contented and enjoy life better by meeting these needs. Clothing is among one of the primary needs of a human being. Having a better understanding of clothing, helps you better know yourself and others as well.
Harsh climatic conditions like the rain, snow, wind, cold and weather can quickly affect us when the skin is bare and exposed. We can easily get injured at work or during in sports and that why clothing is essential. Clothing makes us feel comfortable by incorporating sweat, preventing colds and protects us from unintentional injuries, and rough surfaces. Having the right clothing can avoid your body from extremely hot or freezing temperatures.
People residing in icy places, stay warm by putting on fur clothing. These people stay warm because the fur catches warmth from their bodies and forms an insulation of heat. People living in places with extremely high temperatures reduce the heat effects by covering their bodies by covering up with long flowing robes and head scarfs. They wear light clothes to cools them.
Some clothing like bulletproof vests are worn for accidents prevention. It is evident that fire-fighters, police officers, and road workers wear specific clothes to avoid accidents.