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MORE TIPS ON FASHION

7Newswire
27 Mar 2021, 05:33 GMT+10

SOME 8 (EIGHT) FASHION STYLES TO BE EXPLORED ONE BY ONE;

- Sporty: The sporty style, is also known as athleisure, takes elements of athletic wear, like legging, bike shorts, and oversize sweatshirts, out of the gym and maybe onto streets

- Bohemian: Also known as the 'boho' or you can say 'boho Chic'.

Bohemian style was borrowed from the '60s (1960) hippie aesthetic and festival culture. This style usually incorporate the earth tones, natural fabrics and dyes, and prints and accessories from around the world. Some examples of the hallmarks of boho style are; flowing maxi dresses, long skirts, bell-bottom pants, large brimmed hats, fringe, suede, and slouchy handbags.

- Grunge: got inspired by grunge music and the culture that originated in the '80s and '90s Seattle, this fashion features thrift-store finds like plaid flannel shirts, oversize knits, and feminine dresses styled in subversives, disheveled way. Grunge looks often include; ripped jeans or tights, unkempt hairstyles, and black boots.

- Preppy: this style was inspired by the clothing and uniforms traditionally worn at private East Coast Prep schools and Ivy League colleges. This fashion style often takes inspiration from upper-class sports like polo, sailing, tennis, and horseback riding.

Preps are normally known for wearing polo shirts, Oxford shirts, argyle sweaters and socks, cloth-wrapped headbands, boat shoes, blazers, pearls, cardigans, and khaki pants.

- Punk: punk fashion was inspired by the subversive punk rocker styles of the '70s and '80s and this comprises of so many subculture, each with it's own specific style codes. Some elements of punk style include: leather jackets, deconstructed blazers, ripped fishnet stockings, skinny jeans, and chunky black boots. Band logos, provocative messaging and customization with safety pins and patches are common themes in punk clothing. Their grooming includes heavy black eyeliner, mohawks, dyed hair, and spiked hair.

- Street wear: this is a casual fashion style that first became popular in the 1990s. It incorporates comfortable yet trendy clothing such as logo T-shirts and crop tops, hoodies, baggy pants, and expensive sneakers. Streetwear takes inspiration from both hip-pop and skater style, with the added element of intentional product scarcity. Followers of latest trends in street wear are known as hypebeasts, and many go to great lengths to procure limited-edition designer baseball caps, hoodies, sneakers, and more.

- Classic: This style is an umbrella term for a polished everyday style that incorporates elements of work wear, such as blazers, pencil skirts, and khakis. This more professional look is appropriate for the office and other settings where you want to look your best.

- Casual: This is what you might wear on the weekend. Think jeans, comfortable T-shirts, and sneakers or flat boots. Both street wear and sporty style might be considered types of Casual styles, but casual style can also lean preppy or hip.

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