Have you ever thought you were being judged based on your apparel? Deciding what you want to be titled as is quite a tough decision. Nowadays it’s not about checking out the good looking girl in my math class, but checking out what she is wearing to determine if she is worth pursuing. In fact, with the wide range of clothing brands, personal interests, and styles people are becoming more and more diverse.
Beep, beep, beep, whack! I always hit the “timeout” button we refer to as snooze a few times before finally getting up. It gives me time to think who to be today. Should I follow the majority or rebel and dress totally out of the ordinary in a style never heard of but then I would be considered an outcast. Should I be that young, well dressed student that looks like he is spending more on his clothes than on his own education? Or should I be that average student struggling to get by? Then again, maybe I should dress up and look like a million bucks. I struggle to pick an outfit for the day but decide on a basic look, not supporting any specific style - blue jeans and a plain white t-shirt.
The main accessory I worry about is shoes. One of the first things I notice on someone is their rubber. I can scrutinize someone based on the style, brand, and quality of their footwear. If their shoes are all dirty and worn out I would judge them as unqualified. Many people have different shoes for the corresponding dress. Others may have just one style. In some circumstances, like going to church, wearing the runners you wear everyday would be frowned upon.
Where I notice apparel really matters is with girls. In order to spark an innocent conversation you must be within their limits. You must fit somewhere within their perception of being fashionably and therefore appealingly dressed. If I were dressed like I just came from a construction job, I could very well be ignored. If I were in a suit and tie, I could receive a second look or even get a...