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As the world remains inside to stay as safe and healthy as possible, fashion trends have largely moved from aspirational to functional and most importantly, comfortable. This is where contemporary streetwear shines. From Melody Ehsani’s comfy sweatsuits to Bephie’s Afrocentric graphic tees, each company’s causal silhouette says, I might not be “dressed up” for this Zoom meeting, but I am killing it, on my couch. And while fashion’s rising tide of ease might be new, streetwear’s origins in Black culture are not.
From logomania to Timberlands, the women who originated these styles on NYC streets deserve to go down in fashion history. Here, they set the record straight.
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