“Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.”
― Karl Lagerfeld
Some – such as fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld – view fashion as an art form. A mode of communication. A way of life.
In Britain, women spend an average of £28,350 ($35,400) on clothing compared to men’s spend of £16,200 ($20,230). Average spends on shoes are likewise are £8,100 ($10,100) for women, £4,725 ($5,900) for men.
There is a variety of reasons for this disparity. Women’s clothes are generally more expensive, and women buy more clothes. But why?