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What is Bootleg in the Fashion Industry?

What is Bootleg in the Fashion Industry? Fashionistas are well aware that this is not a new trend. Bootleg fashion first appeared in 1982 and became a prominent streetwear trends in 2016. It may not have truly vanished because it keeps reappearing, but it did have its glory days as a hypebeast favorite. It has…

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Re-appropriation: Copy vs Originality in Fashion Industry

Re-appropriation: Copy vs Originality in Fashion Industry An appropriation is an approach adopted by artists to produced new artworks by re-contextualizing the borrowed elements of visual culture. Re-appropriated works always bases on ideas of the original artwork. Although, it’s frequently referred to as stealing, yet re-appropriation is now being taken as normal in the fashion…

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10 Awesome Popular Culture References in Streetwear [part 1]

10 Awesome Popular Culture References in Streetwear [part 1] Streetwear, which became an influence in the 1990s, grew from surf culture and hip-hop fashion. Encompassing punk, skateboarding, sportswear, and elements of Japanese fashion, streetwear usually covers casual and comfortable clothing such as T-shirts, jeans, sneakers, baseball caps, etc. We all are streetwear enthusiasts to some…

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What is Artwear? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

What is Artwear? Here’s Everything You Need to Know You’ve seen many times photographs of models wearing unique attire that you don’t see people wearing on normal days. The fashion world labels these subtle and sometimes abstruse clothing as artwear. Here’s everything you need to know about artwear! What is Artwear? Defining artwear, also known as…

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A brief history of Streetwear

A brief history of Streetwear In 1965, a young guy called Darryl Cornbread started writing with paint brushes “Cornbread Loves Cynthia” all over North Philadelphia. After winning over Cynthia, he continued tagging his name on the walls of the city: modern graffiti art had just born! This became a widely extended trend spreading to NY…

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