Street style fashion has been in existence for a very long time. But it has been attached great importance and acceptance by men and women and also fashion designers only since the second half of the 20th century. Street style actually encapsulates the fashion used to express one’s individuality in diverse cultures around the world. It shows up in urban wear, especially the dresses worn by fashion conscious men and women on the streets of UK. Interesting aspect of street style is its ability to give expression to Jazz, Hip Hop, R&B, punk, and other musical trends.
One thing that characterises street style and also differentiates it from high-end fashion is its affordability. The prices of urban street wear, even when it comes from respected fashion designers and fashion houses, remain within the reach of the common man. Another feature of this fashion style found on the streets is its ability to relate with the youth. Most of the dresses reflect the youthful exuberance and the vivacity of the youth culture of the country. The street fashion is diverse and designed to be loved by young men and women belonging to different sections of the society.
If one takes a look at the evolution of urban street wear over the years in UK, he finds many interesting styles of items of clothing such as baggy trousers, hood T-shirts, stylish boots, washed and torn denims, neon socks, gothic garments, boho apparels, suspenders, and many other
accessories that have gained the status of a cult at one or the other time on the streets of UK. There is no doubt in the minds of fashion experts that the designs and apparels themselves have drawn inspiration from the artists and singers from the world of music.
Street fashion in UK is a kind of art that is raw but original. It is so popular and all pervasive that it has been copied at times by respected labels and fashion designers like Chanel, Christian Dior, and Sears etc. It gives street fashion love and acceptance and sort of approval when supermodels walk down the ramps of fashion shows in flashy and loud clothing. Yes, urban wear can at times be bold and loud and it gives a chance to the individual to express his individuality in public. Urban wear is an easy and inexpensive way to look stylish and fashionable.