A Short History Of Streetwear

INF4228The Streetwear, sometimes called street fashion is the way to equip the followers of culture hip hop. It consists of specific elements that each has their own meaning, having a history linked to the culture around. May well see such large clothing (baggy pants and T shirts XXL), more suitable to the practice of b boy. Sports shoes, sport shoes, are in the same way, an essential element in the panoply of B boy. The life of the bands of criminals also influenced streetwear: The bandana is sometimes taken as well. The absence of cords or belts (reason for which the pants are below) is due to the method of life in prison, where every object at the risk of encouraging suicide was confiscated

In 1976 in southern California (USA) remained unchanged skateboarding ended forever shaped the sport and culture. By then arises Vision Street Wear, a different brand that quickly understood the natural connection between music and skate culture.. In the championships organized (titled "Vision Skate Escape") played live by a previously unknown group called Red Hot Chilli Peppers ... And in the ranks of professional skaters included big names like Mark "Gator" Rogowski, Steve Rocco , Marty " Jinx "Jimenez, and Mark Gonzales . By the early 90"s the influence of his aesthetic and philosophy began to decline due to the changes it went skateboarding in that decade. Hip hop fashion is a distinctive style of dress originating with African American youth on the scene of New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Chicago, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Detroit, Memphis, Atlanta, Jersey City and Miami among others. Each city contributed various elements to its overall style seen worldwide today. Hip hop fashion complements the expressions and attitudes of hip hop culture in general. Hip hop fashion has changed significantly during its history, and today, it is a prominent part of popular fashion as a whole across the world and for all ethnicities.

On the East Coast, members of the hip hop community looked back to the gangsters of the 1930s and 1940s for inspiration. Mafioso influences, especially and primarily inspired by the 1983 remake version of Scar face, became popular in hip hop. Many rappers set aside gang inspired clothing in favour of classic gangster fashions such as bowler hats, double breasted suits, silk shirts, and alligator skin shoes ("gators").One sportswear trend that emerged was the rise in popularity of throwback jerseys, such as those produced by Mitchell & Ness. Sports jerseys have always been popular in hip hop fashion; the hip hop fashion trends of the 2000s were all over the place and changed constantly. During these years there was a heavy celebrity influence among fashion trends.

Hip Hop artists made brands like Gucci and Louis Vinton popular amongst the hip hop community, where most initially used hip hop as a way to a better life. Throughout these years many fashion trends from the 80"s and early 90"s were made popular again, when we see the rebirth of the door knocker earring and form fitting jeans for males. Come back the year end and it is the time to party and celebrate. The first factor that comes to your brains is how better to handle your war drove to create yourself the most effective and engaging at the joyful night. Winter has set in thus you need to put on something to form yourself heat and cosy however surely style would be the objective as well

The one other type of clothing is called MMA clothing. Mixed Martial Arts (English Mixed martial arts MMA), is a combat sport that allows a wide variety of techniques and fighting skills in various martial arts and contact sports.
Championship event and is now considered the fastest growing sport in terms of popularity in countries like United States, Brazil and Japan. so for this reason special kind of clothing was developed called MMA clothing.

The street used, jean, cotton hooded jumper, sweat shirts, jackets, Puller of fleece, half zip shirts, shirts, full zip, T shirts, Pants ,Rain jacket and Street shorts., Covered in the versatility of colours like black, gray, white or khaki, developed designs focused on the everyday look, flagged urban look, sexy and glamorous. A natural and sophisticated style closely linked to the street style that has evolved since the eighties trends of his first creations, influenced by hip hop and exaggerated bomber the b boys, to his approach to other fads like punk, glam rock and even the neo gothic. An approach to urban tribes as embodied in the use of leather, military boots, cowboy clothes or bags in black with colourful zippers.

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