The street style originated from the streets and not the runway. The term refers to a broad spectrum of fashion approaches that intersect and diverge from mainstream fashion thinking. It doesn’t follow current trends. It is generally associated with youth culture, and is most often seen in major urban centre’s.As Paris Fashion Week rounds out the Spring/Summer 2023 season of menswear and fashion enthusiasts worldwide have their eyes on the trends that inspire present-day streetwear.The sentiments were reflected in the clothes worn by attendees, where many focused on exuberant styles that saw vivid clashes of colors paired with bold statement patterns.Sunglasses were a must-have accessory this season, especially those tinted in yellow, orange or blue, giving onlookers just a glimpse of the person wearing them. When it comes down to footwear, sandals and loafers are seeing a major comeback amongst attendees, giving casual outfits a refined sophisticated moment.
Based on the crowds outside the fall 2022 men’s shows, the fashion forecast is onward with individual expression.The palette shifted a bit, from yellow to orange, but the bigger change was a return to monochrome black dressing, Street stylers countered the cold with imagination. Balaclavas are a thing, but so are faux-fur hats and halos. Adding a touch of fantasy to the goings-on were designer bags in small sizes and novelty shapes, like lemons, jockey caps, paint cans, and an all-weather duck. Some of them are The double C’S, puff pieces, back in black and novelty bags.
As of now Streetwear is booming. From Stüssy to Supreme, Off-White to A Bathing Ape, brands whose clothes take their cue from the sidewalks are front and centre in a fashion industry where traditional show formats are falling out of favour.