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what's the appeal of independent streetwear and fashion labels?
 

 
i seen a brand called corteiz or crtw all over twitter, i checked out the site and it's a brand from england, uk

£110.00 or $133 usd for a pair of sweatpants... how is that purchase justifiable?

another brand is called Separate Collection

who the fu*k would pay for something like that? most of the underground streetwear brands are made by dudes who buy gildan products in bulk off aliexpress and stamp their logo on it and mark up the price, not to mention most are fu*king ugly and people just buy them because its a trend

the independent fashion / gear game is a joke


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 3 weeks ago '19        #2
Aquarella 
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Well when its black owned and from authentic street dudes and dudettes its cool or when its from people who are stans of the culture and respectfully contribute their ideas on the style. I see where you're coming from though. Some people just in it for the money grab because they're vultures, others have love for the culture and want others to see the beauty they see. Sorry for the essay.
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FTP drops some pretty dope stuff, if it’s something that sells out it’s pretty much a collectible so that makes people more drawn to it

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 Aquarella said
Well when its black owned and from authentic street dudes and dudettes its cool or when its from people who are stans of the culture and respectfully contribute their ideas on the style. I see where you're coming from though. Some people just in it for the money grab because they're vultures, others have love for the culture and want others to see the beauty they see. Sorry for the essay.
good point

how many of them are in it just for the money and clout? it has to be a lot of them because of the prices

also, none of these brands are targeted at inner city youth
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 3 weeks ago '19        #5
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 castro said
good point

how many of them are in it just for the money and clout? it has to be a lot of them because of the prices

also, none of these brands are targeted at inner city youth
I know. Hopefully thats why they fail. When street wear comes from the creatives who are authentic to the culture, you'll see it in the clothes. Like Miskeen before they sold it. As well as all the street wear from the late 80's and 90's early 2000's etc. It was created out of love when that doesnt exist its trash. Thats why I hate these euro-peon brands getting named dropped in rap. We used to create the brand.

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Some one need to create some new authentic brand's for inner city but affordable..these new company gotta stop copying and create there own Lane..
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 3 weeks ago '06        #7
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 Beach city said
Some one need to create some new authentic brand's for inner city but affordable..these new company gotta stop copying and create there own Lane..
here's my boy sh*t.
SDS
a saying said for years he turned into a brand.
we're supporting it out here in NYC.
i tell him this is how Fubu started



hit him up
tell him Lyte sent ya
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 3 weeks ago '19        #8
Beach city 
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 LYTE said
here's my boy sh*t.
SDS
a saying said for years he turned into a brand.
we're supporting it out here in NYC.
i tell him this is how Fubu started



hit him up
tell him Lyte sent ya
Fo sho homie.. he got some nice sweatsuits

 3 weeks ago '19        #9
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 Luka Doncic said
FTP drops some pretty dope stuff, if it’s something that sells out it’s pretty much a collectible so that makes people more drawn to it
FTP is hype

I still wear street wear I enjoy the effort and quality they produce but I also wear Nike,polo,Jordan brand stuff and plain tees
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 3 weeks ago '19        #10
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Hasta muerte makes really quality stuff and they are Cali based so it’s home team
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 3 weeks ago '19        #11
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 castro said
i seen a brand called corteiz or crtw all over twitter, i checked out the site and it's a brand from england, uk

£110.00 or $133 usd for a pair of sweatpants... how is that purchase justifiable?

another brand is called Separate Collection

who the fu*k would pay for something like that? most of the underground streetwear brands are made by dudes who buy gildan products in bulk off aliexpress and stamp their logo on it and mark up the price, not to mention most are fu*king ugly and people just buy them because its a trend

the independent fashion / gear game is a joke
I pay around $80 for most my joggers

 3 weeks ago '11        #12
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 LYTE said
here's my boy sh*t.
SDS
a saying said for years he turned into a brand.
we're supporting it out here in NYC.
i tell him this is how Fubu started



hit him up
tell him Lyte sent ya
You have a link to his site to buy?

 3 weeks ago '06        #13
LYTE 
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 westsideknicks said
You have a link to his site to buy?

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 2 weeks ago '11        #14
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He might need help with that online store site.

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