A Brief History of Trends that Originated from Black Communities
In this article, Jonquil Lawrence provides context to popular fashion and style trends that find their roots in Black communities. The fast-paced nature of trend cycles often allows for oversight of a trend’s origin. This article helps contextualise the relationship between the fashion industry at large and Black culture, highlights the cultural importance of Black culture and acknowledges the importance of attribution when marginalised communities are concerned.
This article was featured in Bricks Magazine and can be read here: https://bricksmagazine.co.uk/2020/06/29/black-culture-in-fashion-a-brief-history-of-trends-that-originated-from-black-communities/