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Why we wear clothes : the functions of fashion

Author: Kari McCarthy; Kevin McCarthy; Mike Hogeorges; Kate Burns; Learning Seed Company.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Learning Seed, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a tool of the individual and of culture, clothing has meaning. In this program, students explore the functional, social, and psychological aspects of clothing. Viewers learn how clothing provides more than just protection from the elements; it offers comfort, helps us to fit in with our peer group, and encourages us to follow trends. The right clothes can boost our self-image and confidence, too. We examine the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kari McCarthy; Kevin McCarthy; Mike Hogeorges; Kate Burns; Learning Seed Company.
ISBN: 9781557405951 1557405956
OCLC Number: 695656174
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional subtitles in English.
Credits: Cinematographer, Damon Hennessey ; editor, Joanna Beer ; original music, Kevin Clark McCarthy.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kate Burns.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: 1. The meaning of clothing --
2. The why of clothing choice --
3. The impact of clothing --
4. The fashion industry and how we dress.
Responsibility: Learning Seed ; executive producer, Kari McCarthy ; director, Kevin Clark McCarthy ; writer, Mike Hogeorges.

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As a tool of the individual and of culture, clothing has meaning. In this program, students explore the functional, social, and psychological aspects of clothing. Viewers learn how clothing provides more than just protection from the elements; it offers comfort, helps us to fit in with our peer group, and encourages us to follow trends. The right clothes can boost our self-image and confidence, too. We examine the fashion industry, as well as the influential role that marketing and advertising play in our daily decision of what to wear.

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