IS THIS TURNING INTO A TRENDING CENTURY?

IS THIS TURNING INTO A TRENDING CENTURY?

“Are you keeping up with the latest trends?”

Mduduzi Mthethwa

06 October 2016

WE live in the 21st century where everything is all about trends. Trending technology, fashion, places and people, are becoming the 21st century lifestyle. Life evolves every day, but this is a dramatic change .In our everyday lives we have to keep up, keeping up to what?

Trends is the big word that is worshipped, followed and understood by almost everyone living in the 21st century. In today, s lifestyle, the focus is on those things relating to the word trends. There are four main relatives: technology, fashion, places and people.

Technology plays an important role when it comes to the word “trends”, we have seen recently the new information communication technologies (NICT) that have changed the face of nearly everything around the globe. This has seen the birth of Gadgets such as notepads, smartphones and computers.

With technology, trends is associated with the latest gadget people use e.g .smartphone, notepad or computer. People believe that they should keep up with the latest technology.

What name are you wearing? Is it Nike, Addidas, Reebok, Puma? Etc. Is your outfit in the most trends? All of the above questions are asked nowadays when you go to an event or walking in the street. Are you keeping up with the latest fashion trends?

Where do you eat your lunch, does the place have Wi-Fi? We all want to wake up to an amazing view everyday live lavishly and party at private site. Are you keeping up with the latest trending place?

We want to mingle with people who have made their names, who are trend-setters Do you keep up with the people who set trends? .The issue of prominence becomes important in the people who you interact with.

Are we focusing on living on trends? What’s new and what should we have or live like? This is everyday lifestyle .We want to live an instant gratification, but how long are we going to maintain this lifestyle?

Sometimes it is good to be yourself and live within your means. Life in the 21st is dynamic.

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