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  Hip-Hop fashion: From gold links to pink -- Newsday.com
Fashion is one of the most important aspects of hip-hop music and culture, reflecting not only its creativity but also its history.
Hardcore rappers have even the suburban white boys emulating their style and idolizing the "bling-bling," a term we now expect to hear every time hip-hop fashion is discussed in the mainstream.
Though hip-hop fashion now consists primarily of rappers-turned-designers flaunting their latest lines and shouting out their favorite brands in songs, the undeniable style still remains...
www.newsday.com /business/nyc-hiphopfashion,0,6618168.story   (430 words)

  
  on2: Hip-Hop style
Nowadays fashion is based on who is talking about what he wears in a video.
Fashion and music have enjoyed a creative relationship in the past, just think of The Grateful Dead and hippies in the 60s, disco in the 70s and Madonna in the 80s.
Often big-name fashion designers are the last to jump on the boat.
www.pbs.org /newshour/infocus/fashion/hiphop.html   (1201 words)

  
 HIP HOP
According to Russell Simmons, hip hop's first millionaire entrepreneur who is chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, states that one reason rap is so popular is because of the resistance it has met.
Hip hop is an attitude and hip hop is a language in which a kid from Detroit can relate to a kid in Hong Kong.
In the same vein, it is possible for the hip hop culture to keep its rebellious street flavor and speak to issues such as love and respect for all.
www.csupomona.edu /~rrreese/HIPHOP.HTML   (3124 words)

  
 True Hip-Hop Fashion - Associated Content
Hip Hop fashion didn’t just happen upon a group of people one day; it is actually the result of the hip-hop culture including rap music, break dancing, spinning records and graffiti.
According to Allwords.com hip hop means: a popular culture movement originating in the US in the early 1980s, incorporating rap music, break dancing and graffiti art, and the wearing of baggy clothing and loosely tied or untied training shoes or boots.
Hip Hop fashion is one of the top clothing industries in the world today.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/22191/true_hiphop_fashion.html   (526 words)

  
 Hip Hop and Fashion Go Hand & Hand
On one hand the fashion trends on streets do influence hip-hop artists because artists from different regions of the country have fashions styles that reflect where they are from.
If this is true then that would mean that the fashion trend had already hit the streets and the artist is just wearing what everyone else from they're area is wearing.
Fashion or should I say urban fashion doesn't stop at the clothes you are wearing.
www.geoclan.com /style/articles/HipHopandFashionGoHandHand.htm   (644 words)

  
 Hip Hop Clothing Shop offers Top Brands at Low Prices
Hip hop clothing has expanded to all parts of the world.
Hip hop clothing is a culture and anybody can wear it and live it.
Hip hop clothing is one of the five "extended" elements of hip-hop culture.
www.hiphopclothingshop.com   (948 words)

  
 Wholesale Hip Hop Fashion And Clothing — Fibre2fashion.com
Hip Hop fashion is traced to the African American community but has quickly spread into being a universal clothing style for people of many ethnicities and genders and a mainstay of Hip Hop culture.
The more modern style Hip Hop was much affected by musical artists and actors who made popular the wearing of brilliant colors, often neon, and wearing usual clothing items, baseball hats and even condoms, in unusual ways.
Fortunately many wholesale Hip Hop styles arent fitted, preferring an oversized fit, which addresses many of the sizing concerns, but make sure that any place you are purchasing such items has a returns policy if something arrives damaged or in the wrong size.
www.fibre2fashion.com /industry-article/free-apparel-industry-article/wholesale-hip-hop-fashion-and-clothing/wholesale-hip-hop-fashion-and-clothing1.asp   (553 words)

  
 Hip-Hop fashion: From gold links to pink - The Advocate
Fashion is one of the most important aspects of hip-hop music and culture, reflecting not only its creativity but also its history.
Hardcore rappers have even the suburban white boys emulating their style and idolizing the "bling-bling," a term we now expect to hear every time hip-hop fashion is discussed in the mainstream.
Though hip-hop fashion now consists primarily of rappers-turned-designers flaunting their latest lines and shouting out their favorite brands in songs, the undeniable style still remains...
www.stamfordadvocate.com /technology/nyc-hiphopfashion,0,78454.story   (428 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Hip-Hop fashion
Bad Boy Record Label's CEO was even recognized for his work in the fashion industry, and the clothing line that he launched in 1998 was even nominated for an American Fashion Award in 2000.
Although he didn't win, that is quite a positive feat for Jennifer Lopez's jilted ex-lover.
It's clear that with fur coats and tight pants being the latest fashion for men, we should avoid the styles in order to look great.
www.askmen.com /fashion/austin/36b_fashion_style.html   (555 words)

  
 Hip Hop as Fashion - The Resource | The Next
A list of fashion labels is mentioned in the ‘Hip Hoptionary’2 alongside biographies of the US’s most famous rappers, and a quick flick through the Hip Hop Directory’s fashion resource page lists links for everything from ‘designer eyewear’ to ‘old school name belts’ – with a good dose of ‘urban’ fashion in between.
She reports that ‘the frequency of this response could be due to the importance for young people of seeing Hip Hop practitioners on TV and emulating their clothing’.
Hip Hop's competitive edge was expressed through one’s fashion sense and would inspire people to resort to arts and crafts to make their gear stand out.’5
www.thenext.org.nz /the_resource/commercialisation/hip_hop_as_fashion.php   (1103 words)

  
 Wholesale Hip Hop Fashion and Clothing
Hip Hop fashion is traced to the African American community but has quickly spread into being a universal clothing style for people of many ethnicities and genders and a mainstay of Hip Hop culture.
The more modern style Hip Hop was much affected by musical artists and actors who made popular the wearing of brilliant colors, often neon, and wearing usual clothing items, baseball hats and even condoms, in unusual ways.
Fortunately many wholesale Hip Hop styles aren’t fitted, preferring an oversized fit, which addresses many of the sizing concerns, but make sure that any place you are purchasing such items has a returns policy if something arrives damaged or in the wrong size.
www.article99.com /shopping-and-retail/fashion-and-style/article.php?art=6011   (732 words)

  
 A Brief History of Hip Hop Fashion
Hip hop clothes have become more and more popular, representing a fashion which is making a statement.
Other hip hop clothes were inspired from the dress code of street gangs and even prison uniforms.
The prison inmates’ ‘fashion’ of not using a belt (the belt always being confiscated by the wardens whenever a new prisoner was brought in) has inspired the wearing of baggy pants with no belt.
www.ezinearticles.com /?A-Brief-History-of-Hip-Hop-Fashion&id=100428   (637 words)

  
 A Brief History of Hip Hop Fashion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop clothes have become more and more popular, representing a fashion which is making a statement.
Hip hop clothes have been firstly worn by big hip hop stars like Run-DMC and LL Cool J in the 1980s.
The prison inmates’ ‘fashion’ of not using a belt (the belt always being confiscated by the wardens whenever a new prisoner was brought in) has inspired the wearing of baggy pants with no belt.
www.submityournewarticle.com /Article/A-Brief-History-of-Hip-Hop-Fashion/3399   (564 words)

  
 Alphabetiks - Graffiti, Hip-Hop, Fashion Articles
The standard approach for many underground Hip Hop artists is to immediately distribute a music video on the internet through venues such as Ifilm.com or often to various public access shows in America.
One reason hip hop clothing is so appealing to many women is because the choices in hip hop clothes today make it easy to express their individuality and personal expressions.
Women have a choice to be playful, serious, sexy, or demure in their hip hop clothes.
alphabetiks.com /hip-hop/articles/index.php   (663 words)

  
 Hip-hop fashion hits the suburbs | csmonitor.com
Teens living on cul-de-sacs and in small towns are increasingly taking fashion cues from rap music videos.
Sales of hip-hop fashion, estimated by the NPD Group, a market information company, to be $2 billion in 2001, are considered one of the fastest growing segments of the apparel industry.
Fashion enthusiasts here say the latest look is clean, colorful, and loose.
www.csmonitor.com /2003/1022/p14s01-lihc.htm   (1243 words)

  
 Hip hop jewels services with real hip hop jewelry for hip hop fashion
Trendy hip hop bling fashion is wooing the youth of America and is budding among other parts of the world too.
Today, the first thing that you’ll notice about the celebrities in any movie, television, music award shows or while walking down the red carpet are the huge amount of twinkling hip hop jewelry worn by them apart from their expensive and alluring outfits.
ThugFashion.com is an internet hip hop bling marketer that offers amazing hip hop jewelry that will adorn your fingers, necks, arms, and even the teeth.
thugfashion.com /real-hip-hop-jewelry.cfm   (268 words)

  
 Hip Hop Fashion - Fashion Stylz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fashion Week kicks off tomorrow and to celebrate, the Museum of the City of New York is opening an exhibit that tracks the influence of hip hop style on the...
Hip Hop fashion necklace with alphabet letter "G" pendant with multi mini clear cz...
The range of colors in spring fashion lines are incredible and they clued me in to the fact that the current attempt to take hip hop fashion lines upscale...
www.fashionstylz.com /hiphopfashion   (567 words)

  
 Hip-hop's out - Fashion - Entertainment - smh.com.au
JENNIFER Lopez became the darling of New York Fashion Week yesterday when she unveiled a range of sophisticated women's clothing, far removed from the hip-hop branding associated with her J.
Lopez, who was once idolised as a fashion leader at the peak of her pop career, has established a lucrative fashion business designed to appeal to both teenage girls and older women.
Instead of joining the usual array of celebrities sitting alongside the catwalk, Lopez had the US fashion pack waiting in anticipation to see her fresh designs - somewhat ironically in the same week the Grammy Awards were held for music stars.
www.smh.com.au /news/fashion/hiphops-out/2006/02/11/1139542444924.html   (319 words)

  
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Diddy, Usher, and Missy Elliot are just a few names from the list of Hip Hop celebrities nominated in the different Hip Hop fashion categories.
Urb1.com, the Original Hip Hop Fashion Focused website plans to launch the Online Fashion voting ceremony on Christmas Day, December 25th, after announcing the winner of their 2nd Annual Urb1.com Hip Hop fashion Wardrobe giveaway.
Over 20 brands have made their promise to participate in the giveaway, including some brands which have been known to only deal with celebrities in a high percentage of cases.
www.fashiongates.com /magazine/hip-hop-20-12-04.html   (585 words)

  
 Hip Hop Fashion - Associated Content
Marquee hip hop entertainers have been spotted in public recently wearing at least one of the following: do rag, baggy jeans, wifebeater.
What's happening is not the death of hip hop clothing, but its relegation to one part of a very large a varied closet.
Analysts have failed to recognize that the true significance of the decline in hip hop clothing sales is one thing: industry stabilization.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/20290/hip_hop_fashion.html   (523 words)

  
 Hip Hop Clothing Industry, Image, and Trend News. SoJones On-Line: Urban Fashion News Source
Players from four elite basketball universities will be hitting the court this week with distinctly different Nike uniforms that showcase their upper...
Sneakers, a common thread that ties fashion and sports together, will be the highlight of Dunkxchange Las Vegas.
Fashion to a “Wendy Williams Contribution Smart T” sums up the top style that Hangtags For Humanity (HTFH) and Apple Bottoms will launch...
www.urb1.com /fashion_news.html   (404 words)

  
 Spokane hits height of hip-hop fashion Spokesman Review, The (Spokane) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Jerrell Logwood opened his retail business in 1999 on North Nevada Street, he had to keep the name as simple as possible to hip Spokane to what he was selling: Urban Fashion.
At its original location, Urban Fashion was a hip-hop hub with a built-in recording studio and record store, Realside Records.
Urban Fashion, on the other hand, was founded on street cred and customer service.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4186/is_20050722/ai_n14806816   (724 words)

  
 Hip-hop fashion no longer just for urban black kids
Jenkins is among the hordes of young men and women in their teens and early 20s who regularly descend on Greater Cincinnati malls and shopping centers to scoop up pricey, rap-inspired clothing labels that have become the uniforms of the so-called hip-hop generation.
The cross pollination of hip-hop culture and fashion has created an urban-wear market that is one of the fastest-growing segments of the apparel industry, worth $2 billion in annual sales of sportswear, outerwear, children's wear and accessories, according to NPD Fashion World, a consulting firm that tracks the nation's apparel and footwear industry.
Shopper Carlos Tipton, who also attends Kentucky State, says the widespread appeal of hip-hop fashions stems from a desire to connect with the glamorous lifestyles of the rap stars who wear the clothes in flashy music videos and TV commercials.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2004/06/01/loc_loc1afash.html   (996 words)

  
 Men's & women's hip hop fashions, clothing, Daytona Beach, FL - Home
With more than 6 years in the fashion industry, our family-owned-and-operated clothing store is owned by brothers that offer great customer service, very personal, quality, and hands on customer care, with a wide variety of hip hop fashions at 30% lower than most competitors.
From men's to women's clothing, Lowe Gear Hip Hop Fashion has is all.
Stop by today to view our entire fine hip hop fashions for men and women.
www.lowegearhiphopfashion.com /index.html   (218 words)

  
 Temple of Hip Hop - STREET FASHION
However, Street Fashion deals with all trends and styles of Hip Hop’s culture—what’s in and what’s out regardless of the expression.
Self-expression through Street Fashion is an important way to present Hip Hop’s unique identity to the world.
Not only is fashion a very ancient form of communication, but our expressed consciousness was (and still is) also represented in the way in which we adorned, colored and dressed ourselves.
templeofhiphop.org /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=28   (174 words)

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