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Haven’t you heard? Streetwear has slowly taken over the fashion world. From utility pieces to bomber jackets, oversized t-shirts and relaxed tailoring, this trend is born from many inspirations. Whether it’s California skatewear to London’s grime culture or Japanese street fashion, streetwear is starting to define modern dressing.
What is streetwear?
Born in the 1990s, streetwear grew from New York hip-hop fashion and Californian surf culture. The trend itself is a hybrid of sportswear, skateboarding, punk and Japanese street fashion.
With streetwear, it all becomes about the ‘hype’. A lot of streetwear enthusiasts are all about limited edition pieces, especially with haute couture and notable brands starting to have their influence.
Many elements come into play, especially layering and playing around with different structures. It’s all about having a very laid-back look whilst still being sleek and coordinated.
Here are some foundational pieces to begin your streetwear styling.
A big part of streetwear styling is layering. Playing with proportions is a very powerful technique. Whether it’s baggy denim, oversized shirts and other loose-fitting garments, streetwear often breaks rules of proportion for a fashion-forward effect.
Baggy Tees & Sports Clothes
It’s all about the oversized tailoring when it comes to street style. We’re loving baggy t-shirts and loose fitting track pants for a more sporty look. Pop on some clean white sneakers and a cap to finish off your ensemble.
Sweatshirts & Joggers
If you’re looking for maximum style mileage with comfort in mind, then this is a styling choice you’d love. Opt for joggers, hoodies, sweatshirts or tapered sweatpants. Style alongside more structured or elevated elements like a bomber or shacket. Don’t forget your sneakers and other accessories to elevate the overall look (Hint: Jewellery looks great on guys).
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