What 2020 Has Taught Us About Street Style.
2020 thus far has shown us a recession, a pandemic and a horrific racial injustice - 6 months in. The reality is that these traumatic events are highly likely to re-shape the way we consume and express fashion. As history proves, fashion is reactionary. So while we slowly embrace a world of re-opening, it’s unlikely that we will return to ‘normal’ as it once was.
With designers cancelling traditional extravagant fashion reveals for simpler, innovative showcases. One of the major concerns in the industry right now is regarding street style photography and how the lack of could ultimately impact the industry as a whole. *But how?* Many people look to street style photography to anaylze and perceive trends. However, street photography as of recent is largely showcasing group protesting. Perhaps covid-19 could bring about certain change in fashion that promotes a more authentic, seasonless, I’ll-do-it-my-way view on fashion and what’s deemed ‘trendy’.
We know that its now time to think out-side of the fashion week box, out of the editorial reliance box and consider a more natural, authentic street-style.
If anything 2020 has taught us, its that change has arrived - whether we were ready or not.