Urban Fashion Today
Urban clothes and urban fashion encompass a wide variety of styles, from work wear to sportswear to more formal and elaborate evening attire. However, no matter how expensive or heavily styled, an urban clothing item usually includes a subtle or blatant reference back to the roots of hip-hop culture on the city streets; a sly nod to where it all began. Whilst Hip-Hop purists may claim that commercial hip-hop music has lost its political relevance to the streets which spawned it, the popularity of urban fashion and its cross-cultural adoption by members of every social stratum bears evidence to its success and dominance.
Hip-Hop has rightly allowed figures such as Jay-Z to become hugely successful and influential, much to the chagrin of traditional corporate America and to the