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INFO 210 - Elements of Style: Urban Culture & Beyond: Street Fashion

A guide highlighting the ever evolving past, present, and future of urban youth culture.


Street fashion is fashion that is considered to have emerged not from fashion design studios, but from the grassroots of streetwear fashion worldwide . Street fashion is generally associated with youth culture, and is most often seen in major urban centers around the world. From the United States, Asia, Africa, and parts of Europe, urban fashion continues to influence and be influenced by inner-city environments and cultural revolutions in modern society. Mainstream fashion often appropriates street fashion trends in order to stay marketable and relevant by the standards of the industry. Most major youth subcultures have had appropriated street fashion in both looks and attitude. Whether ephemeral in nature, or timeless in its creation, streetwear will always be a cultural mainstay in humanity's outward expression. 

Street Fashion Resources

Street Fashion Resources

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