What is Street Fashion?

Street fashion is fashion that is considered to have emerged not from studios, but from the grassroots. Street fashion is generally associated with youth culture, and is most often seen in major urban centers.Mainstream fashion often appropriates street fashion trends as influences. Most major youth subcultures have had an associated street fashion. Examples include:

  • Hippies (denim, T-shirts, long hair, flower power and psychedelic imagery, flared trousers)
  • Teddy Boys (drape jackets, drainpipe trousers, crepe shoes)
  • Punk fashion (ripped clothing, safety pins, bondage, provocative T-shirt slogans, Mohican hairstyle)
  • Skinheads (short-cropped hair, fitted jeans, Ben Sherman button-up shirts, Fred Perry polo shirts, Harrington jackets, Dr. Martens boots)
  • Gothic fashion (black clothing, heavy coats, poet shirts, big boots, makeup)
  • Preppy (argyle sweaters, chinos, Madras, Nantucket Reds, button down Oxford cloth shirts, and boat shoes)
  • Hip hop fashion (ultra-baggy pants, ECKO, Tribal Gear, South Pole, Avirex, FUBU, Sean Jean, NIKE)
  • Rasta (African-inspired clothing, rastacap, dreadlocks)
  • Greaser (subculture) (Levis 501 jeans, T-shirts, leather jackets, sunglasses, Cowboy boots or motorcycle boots, hair gel)


Here are some COOL Street Fashion Styles! Enjoy! 🙂

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What do you think? Cool, huh? Just got a new inspiration for my next street style outfit! 🙂


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