Why Are Clothes Important

We see people get dressed for several different reasons. Some take their dressing seriously and some have a casual attitude towards dressing. Below are some reasons that explain why people clad themselves?

To Cover Ourselves

In some cultures mostly in Africa people don’t wear clothes, rather use a piece of cloth or leaves to cover certain body parts, but majority people both male and female in all the countries of the world cover their bodies with different kinds of dresses. Different nations have different national dresses, for instance Muslim women cover their bodies in a way that no one can see their distinct body parts and they also cover their faces with a veil.

Clothes Important Why Are Clothes Important

To Appear Attractive

People want to look beautiful, attractive or at least presentable, so apart from wearing makeup and styling hair, people greatly focus on the clothes they wear.  This trend is evident from history and has continued to present day. People wear dresses according to their taste and fashion sense and it varies from person to person.

People wear good dresses because it boosts up their confidence and they are comfortable moving in society, which in turn gives them a sense of relaxation. Everyone wants to wear the right dress to look good and feel comfortable.

For Work Related Purposes

In different professional fields different kinds of dresses give people a sense of identity. In today’s modern world there are several different kinds of uniforms for the working class such as fireman, soldier, nurse, policeman, construction worker, priest etc and they are identified by common people by just looking at their appearances. Now if these professional did not have specific uniforms it would be difficult to identify them, this is another reason that explains why clothes are important.

For Protection

People use clothes as weather shields. In winters to keep themselves warm people wear warm clothes such as coats, jackets, pull-over, caps, scarves, gloves etc. similarly sportsmen use different kinds of sports gear as required by the nature of their sport. Mostly it is for safety and efficiency. Cricket and rugby players wear helmets and pads for protection and racers wear suits that give them protection in case of an accident. Mountain climbers and deep sea divers also have special kinds of dresses specially designed for their protection.

To save themselves from bee stings the beekeepers also wear special body suits. Quarantine suits are specially designed for doctors to be worn in dangerous environmental conditions. While at war soldiers in order to hide themselves from the enemy wear camouflage suits.

For Special Occasions

Since ancient times clothes have been an integral part of different cultures, traditions, religions and nationalities. Muslim women wear abaya, Japanese wear kimono, Scottish people wear kilt, and South Asians wear sarong etc. people in different countries wear different kinds of dresses depending on the occasion.

Different cultures are identified by the kind of dresses people wear that’s why in stage dramas the actors wear costumes to depict a certain culture, tradition or era etc. All these above mentioned points prove the importance of getting dressed.

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