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Ronak Vusirikala

Class of 2024Frisco, Texas


Hello! My name is Ronak Vusirikala and my Polygence project is a research study on how dependent the fashion industry is on celebrity influence as a source marketing for marketing along sales. I chose to work on this project because I have a huge passion in fashion and want to pursue business and marketing. After my project is complete, I would like to market my book that I publish as a way to share my findings and compilation of research.


  • "How have elements of Pop Culture and Celebrities affected the the growth of companies in the fashion industry." with mentor Kayla (Aug. 15, 2023)

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How have elements of Pop Culture and Celebrities affected the the growth of companies in the fashion industry.

Started Apr. 11, 2023

Abstract or project description

In recent years, the fashion industry has witnessed a significant transformation in the way it operates and engages with consumers. This shift can be attributed, in part, to the pervasive influence of pop culture and celebrities. Pop culture encompasses a wide range of elements, including music, movies, television, social media platforms, and viral trends that capture the attention and shape the preferences of individuals across various demographics. Celebrities, as influential figures in popular culture, have the ability to sway consumer behavior and preferences. Their fashion choices, endorsements, and public appearances often become trends, setting the tone for what is considered stylish and desirable. Fashion companies have recognized the immense potential of harnessing the power of pop culture and celebrity influence to elevate their brands and drive business growth. With the rise of social media platforms, the dissemination of pop culture and celebrity-related content has become more accessible and immediate than ever before. Consumers can now directly engage with celebrities, follow their style evolution, and seek to emulate their fashion choices. This phenomenon has created new opportunities and challenges for fashion companies, as they navigate the evolving landscape shaped by pop culture and the cult of celebrity. Understanding how elements of pop culture and celebrities impact the growth of companies in the fashion industry is crucial for marketers, fashion executives, and industry stakeholders. By exploring the relationship between pop culture, celebrities, and fashion, researchers can gain insights into consumer behavior, brand loyalty, and market trends, enabling fashion companies to strategically align their offerings with the desires and aspirations of their target audience. The implications of understanding the impact of pop culture elements and celebrities on the growth of companies in the fashion industry are multifaceted and significant. Some possible implications can be methods of how to implement strategic marketing and branding, consumer engagement and influence, Trend forecasting and innovation etc. Some of the methods, I used were analyzing big fashion company's biggest talked about events or significant moments in history and see what it involved or what made it spark.