Street Style – Solange Knowles @ The Fader

Photo: The Fader

Solange was spotted at a DJ gig at PS. 1 over the weekend approaching hipster G.O.A.T. status in what appears to be an Ankara top with some slashed shorts. I’m feelin’ you.

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Are The Interwebs Screwing Up Street Style?

Is the Golden Age of Street Style on the wane? Photo: Emma Arnold for Refinery29

 Or, as The New York Times eloquently puts it in the its latest “Room for Debate” feature, “Has Globalization Ruined Street Style?” The answer is a resounding … maybe?

GQs Will Welch says:

…Street style has become so popular that “real people” are now dressing for the cameras, vying to get photographed. It has become a self-aware rather than accidental culture, like reality television. The more outrageously you dress, the more likely it is you get snapped and posted online. That’s created some unfortunate style trends and an environment where the blogs are as contrived as the runways.

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Street Style – Colorful Africa Fashion Week NY @Shadders

Photo: Darryl Calmese Jr

Shadders spotted some color-soaked fashion plates at Africa Fashion Week New York recently. The first look runs the risk of being too busy, but the bold print and large scarf is balanced by the simple hair and accessories.

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