Throughout history, pop stars and pop singers have been known to be eccentric, over-the-top and extremely different from regular, everyday people. However, there has been a recent trend where many pop stars are going against this typical image and #representing themselves as authentic and real, which has been generally well-received by the public, as shown by these singers’ popularity and success.
My definition of represent: To symbolize or portray a certain idea with a choice of dress or mode of expression
Example 1: Miley Cyrus’ rejection of traditional femininity
Example 2: Demi Lovato’s no makeup selfies
Example 3: Katy Perry’s “street” style
Example 4: Tove Lo’s performance style and rejection of conspicuous consumption