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We Become What We Wear

Our mental processes and perceptions can be primed by clothing.  We project our image to other people through our clothing and our clothing can influence others’ impressions of us.  Likewise, our clothes can also influence our thoughts and moods.  Clothing is actually priming our brain to function and operate differently. It is called ‘enclothed cognition’.  For example, a hospital patient wearing a pale, shapeless garment, open at the back, feels docile and helpless and the feeling of anonymity when wearing a uniform or the emotional and sexy power surge while dressed in Armani suit and Christian Louboutin shoes is quite noticeable. There is a link between mood and clothing...

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