Beauty is one of the universal problems that have permeated many civilizations over the centuries. However, there is always an important starting point, etymology and definition of words that over time turns into understanding and telling a story, in this case philosophy, aesthetics and why not fashion?
To help we understand how this (unknown) complex concept has evolved and how it is perceived by individuals and society, the Audaces blog provides content dedicated to these discussions increase. Read on to learn more about the concept of beauty from a philosophical, artistic, and fashion and fashion perspective.
Beauty and its linguistic definition
Etymologically, the word “beautiful” comes from the Latin word “bellus”, which means “beautiful, lovely, charming”. In classical times, it was popular only among women and children, but for men it had a pejorative meaning and an Apollonia vibe, from Apollo, the god of beauty and war.
However, prior to its Latin definition, the term may also have come from her DW-EYE in Indo-European, approaching other terms such as bonus for “good” and bene for “good.” Today, her Houaiss dictionary of Portuguese defines beautiful as “having a shape or appearance that is pleasing, perfect, and harmonious.” It awakens feelings of admiration, grandeur, nobility, joy and perfection. “And these are the main thoughts that most people have in mind when it comes to the meaning of beauty. Concepts such as Beauty, aesthetics, harmony, proportion and balance are integral to the language and work of many, including professionals in the fashion industry.
But what is beautiful?
The Italian writer Umberto Eco deals with the concept of beauty in his book History of Beauty, and states that beautiful means graceful, beautiful, or sublime, wonderful, magnificent, along with similar expressions, adjective we often refer to.
What we like.
In this sense, the beautiful seems to equate with the good, and indeed, as we have already seen in the origin of the word, a close relationship has been established between the beautiful and the good in various historical epochs.
The author’s reflections on beauty throughout history take us on a journey beyond understanding beauty and goodness as idealizations of aesthetic perfection. Rather, it paves the way for understanding the importance of beauty in artistic, social, political, religious, and spiritual relationships.
The Concept of Beauty beyond History and Philosophy
In a way, the Beauty of the mystery of beauty lies precisely in the immaterial, immaterial, unattainable, and there is nothing to decide about it. Beauty is always a mystery and out of our hands at the same time, right?
So we can confirm one thing.
We can always use the idea of beauty as a starting point for our artistic creations, and especially in the fields of fashion and clothing design, it is the endless support of the ministry…creativity, research and production. It is also worth remembering that beauty is an experience (cognitive, mental, or psychic process) associated with the perception of elements that give a unique pleasure to the person who experiences it. There are many forms of beauty, and science is still trying to explain this process. Throughout history, aesthetics, as a branch of philosophy, has repeatedly attempted to explain the concept of beauty. However, throughout the production process, from artwork to completion,