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Exploring Daniel Johnston and his influence to streetwear, from fashion label Supreme to his short films
We at Thrifty Towel feel is time that Second Hand fashion should take main stage at Fashion Week
Exploring the Fashion impact of Dapper Dan from brads like Gucci to Louis Vuitton
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Wavey Garms influence on popular style undisputable here is how they pioneers vintage fashion
The increase in popularity of the Stussy brand, and Goldie's influence, has helped to establish streetwear as a legitimate form of fashion, breaking down barriers between streetwear and high-fashion, and leading to a greater acceptance and appreciation of streetwear within the industry.
Supreme's use of celebrity imagery is more than just a surface-level marketing strategy - it's a smart and savvy move that speaks to the brand's understanding of the cultural landscape and consumer psychology. It's this level of nuance and complexity that sets Supreme apart from its contemporaries, and solidifies its place as a true cultural heavyweight.
The "APE" logo of BAPE, or A Bathing Ape, is one of the brand's most recognisable and iconic symbols. The logo is an illustration of a gorilla or a...
The designer Issey Miyake's unique approach and his ability to create clothing that is both visually striking and practical is what sets him apart from other designers and made him one of the most innovative and influential fashion designers of the 20th century.
The Prada America's Cup sneakers are a testament to the brand's ability to innovate within luxury footwear. Originally debuting in 1997 as part of the Linea Rossa collection, these sneakers have become a popular choice among youth communities and countercultures. Prada has continued to develop different iterations of the design, including versions with Velcro closures and in a high-top style, and even offered online tools to personalize flagship models. The sneakers have a lasting cultural impact and continue to be a beloved footwear icon. Prada's influence in street culture can also be seen in its ability to stay relevant in a constantly changing fashion landscape.
Burberry's Nova check pattern has a long and complex history that intersects with class politics and fashion. From its adoption by working-class youth as a symbol of status, to its association with "chav" culture, the pattern has undergone a significant shift in meaning. As luxury fashion brands embrace working-class aesthetics, the Nova check has been reclaimed and reinterpreted by a new generation of fashion enthusiasts. This post takes a closer look at the history and politics surrounding the iconic pattern and its relationship with class and power in the fashion industry.