Big Ideas

  • subcultures such as punk, goth, and grunge
  • hip-hop music and urban fashion
  • relaxed and casual look
  • Technology such as cell-phones and pagers 
  • speeding up of the "fashion cycle"

Big Trends

  • "anti-fashion", contradictory aesthetics
  • vintage and 1970's revival
  • Black
  • minamilism 
  • crop tops
  • cargo pants and blue jeans
  • Athletic wear 
  •  High heels, wedges, sandals, platforms and sneakers