It is common for university and polytechnic students to use school as a platform to show off their best outfits and branded goods.
Some try to keep up with others who are deemed fashionable. Then there are those who dress in bizarre outfits to stand out from the crowd and gain popularity. They think that if they have a larger social circle, their lives will be more fun. There are also students who dress up to boost their self-esteem.
Nowadays, students spend a lot of money on their desired outfits. Some even purchase them using their parents' hard-earned money. Going out of the way to get people's attention is not the way to widen one's social circle. The proper way is to interact with others and accept everyone regardless of their fashion sense.
All students can look good in whatever they wear as long as they are comfortable in their outfits and confident about themselves.
Agarwal Aashna, 19, polytechnic student
This article was first published on June 04, 2014.
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