The relationship and influence is undeniable…Hip-Hop and fashion have been inextricably linked.
From the old school to the new, whenever rap is mentioned, an image springs to mind of a character decked out in the latest “urban streetwear.”
Depending on the era and region you grew up in, that might mean an Adidas tracksuit with a Kangol bucket hat, or an oversized Polo sweater with Girbaud jeans and Timberland boots (unlaced, of course).
Maybe it conjures visions of a crisp pair of Dickies Khakis offset by Nike Cortez, or the Gucci button down with Filas.
There are A LOT of brands and designers who owe Hip-Hop culture a huge debt…You can read the entire article here: http://uproxx.com/style/hip-hop-fashion-iconic-moments/