Illuminating Black Culture’s Influence on Fashion
Today’s recommended read is an article deconstructing events in African American culture and how they have affected fashion trends today. This article highlights events such as the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, the Hip-Hop era of the 1980s and 90s and the greater inclusion of social justice within the fashion system. This is to contextualise the origins of popular fashion trends like the flapper look, militant style trends and the rise of streetwear, among other trends.
The full article can be read here: https://blog.edited.com/blog/resources/black-cultures-influence-on-fashion