Because fashion is one of those things that have an ephemeral nature, it is easy to think that the styles of today are all that is. Truth be told is that there are similarities and differences in styles, because of social and political influences. When you look at these videos - Iran, Mexico, North and South Korea, America - white and African American, you will see how fashion and style influences the events of the time in that region. Look at the video of North and South Korea video. After Korean conflict, you will see the difference in style between these two countries, because of different political philosophies.