Designer Clothes – Hip Hop Fashion Around the World


Hip-hop fashion is a distinctive style of dress originating with African-American, Caribbean-American and Latino youth in The 5 Boroughs, and later influenced by the hip-hop scenes of Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area), Detroit, and The Dirty South 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.

Tommy Hilfiger was one of the most prominent brand in 1990s sportswear, though Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Nautica, and DKNY were also popular. When Snoop Doggy Dogg wore a Hilfiger sweatshirt during an appearance on Saturday Night Live, it sold out of New York City stores the next day. Hilfiger’s popularity was due to its perceived waspiness, which made it seem exclusive and aspirational. Moreover, Hilfiger courted the new hip hop market: black models featured prominently in the company’s advertising campaigns, and rappers like Puffy and Coolio walked during its runways shows.

Other brands, such as FUBU, Ecko Unlimited, Mecca USA, Lugz, Rocawear, harputs by Gus Harput, Boss Jeans by IG Design, and Enyce, arose to capitalize on the market for urban streetwear.[7] They followed in Hilfiger’s footsteps by manufacturing all-American styles emblazoned with huge logos.

Bling bling will always be part of hip-hop fashion, that’s why some fashion designer are encourage to make jewelries or bling blings. Now a new bling bling has born, they are called grillz, which you will put on your teeth.

Japanese Hip Hop:

The Teriyaki Boyz, one of the famous Japanese Hip Hop group. They become famous, when they do the Soundtrack of the movie “Fast and the Furious : Tokyo Drift”.

Korean Hip Hop :

Big Bang – a very known all male hip hop group in Korea, then there’s Hip Hop / RnB artist Hyori Lee

Philippine Hip Hop:

The Filipino pride, The Philippine all-star. They are very know for their achievement in world hip hop challenge. And also Mr. Francis Magalona, who’s very known as the Master Rapper, is one of the reason Hip Hop is born in the Philippines.

Designer Clothes Online | Polo Ralph Lauren

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~ by cardiganally on March 24, 2009.

3 Responses to “Designer Clothes – Hip Hop Fashion Around the World”

  1. i like your blog, would you like to have an exchange links with me??

  2. i am very proud to be an Filipino and francis magalona is my idol,,,
    hahahahhha…..

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