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First ImpressionsUnion Mine High SchoolFashion Design3/8/2012 7:11 AM 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
1What is your first thought?
First ImpressionsNo matter who you are, people are judged by first impressions. What first impression have you formed lately about different people youve met?
First impression affect your judgment of others, just as your own appearance and behavior affect what others think about you.What does clothing communicate?PersonalityConformityIndividuality
PersonalityPersonality is an individuals unique combination of mental, emotional, and social qualities. You express your personality though attitudes, emotions, and behavior.
Your personality influences the clothing styles you prefer. In turn, your clothing choices can reflect your changing moods and self-image.EmotionsEmotions can affect clothing choices. If youre happy and cheerful, you may reach for bright bold colors. If youre feeling down, you may subconsciously select dark colors.Self - ConceptThoughts about who you are and what youre like can be positive, negative, or somewhere in between. People with positive self0concept often have a sense of pride in appearance than influences what clothing they decide to wear and how they take care f it. Negative Self-Concept can be projected too through mannerisms as well as clothing. ConformityTo feel good about themselves, most people want approval from others. Through conformity, a teen goes along with certain standards, attitudes, or practices followed by a group.Peer PressureThe peer groups push to conform is called peer pressure. Clothing that doesnt fit the groups standards may be criticized.IndividualityPeople often need to fit in but they also feel the need to be original in some way. As a teens self-confidence grows, the need to express individuality increase. Individuality is the total combination of characteristics that set one person apart from another.AssignmentFirst ImpressionsFrom the internet, a magazine or a newspaper, cut/paste three pictures of people on a sheet of paper. Write your impression of each person based on the clothing worn on a separate sheet of paper. Also write about what type of job you think they do what is their story? Exchange your pictures with a friend or classmate and repeat the activity. Compare descriptions. What does this activity suggest about first impressions. (Min. 3 sentence response.)