Fashion subcultures

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Fashion subcultures

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  2. 2. 2 • PUNKS • HIPPIES • MINIMALISTS • GRUNGE • GOTHIC • HEAVY METAL
  3. 3. 3 a subculture is a group of people within a culture (whether distinct or hidden) which differentiates them from the larger culture to which they belong. What is a SUB CULTURE ?
  4. 4. The punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, and forms of expression, including fashion, visual art, dance, literature, and film, which grew out of punk rock. 4
  5. 5.  Some punks wear tight "drainpipe" jeans, plaid/tartan trousers, kilts or skirts, T- shirts, leather jackets (which are often decorated with painted band logos, pins and buttons, and metal studs or spikes), and footwear such as Converse sneakers, skate shoes, brothel creepers, or Dr. Martens boots. 5
  6. 6.  The hippie subculture was originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the early 1960s .  The word hippie derives from hipster and was initially used to describe beatniks . 6
  7. 7.  Hippies often chose brightly-colored clothing and wore unusual styles, such as bell- bottom pants, vests, tie- dyedgarments, dashikis, peasant blouses, and long, full skirts; non-Western inspired clothing 7
  8. 8.  Minimalism describes movements in various forms of art and design, especially visual art and music , where the work is stripped down to its most fundamental features. 8
  9. 9.  minimalism is about creating a perfect balance out of imbalance – about pairing shapes, fabrics, proportions, and colors that speak to the harmony of the whole 9
  10. 10.  It is a subgenre of alternative rock Inspired by hardcore punk, heavy metal, and indie rock, grunge is generally characterized by heavilydistorted electric guitars, contrasting song dynamics, and apathetic or angst-filled lyrics. 10
  11. 11.  Grunge was essentially a slovenly, thoughtless, uncoordinated look, but with an edge. Iconic items for men and women were ripped and faded jeans, flannel shirts or wool Pendletons layered over dirty T-shirts with outdated logos, and black combat-style boots such as Dr. Martens. 11
  12. 12.  Gothic fashion is a clothing style worn by members of the Goth subculture; a dark, sometimes morbid, eroticized fashion and style of dress 12
  13. 13. 13 The Goth subculture has survived much longer than others of the same era, and has continued to diversify. Its imagery and cultural proclivities indicate influences from 19 Century Gothic literature along with horror movies.
  14. 14.  Heavy metal fashion is the style of dress, body modification, make-up, hairstyle, and so on, taken on by fans of heavy metal, or, as they are often called, metalheads or headbangers. 14
  15. 15.  Heavy metal fashion includes elements such as leather jackets; hi- top basketball shoes (more common with old school thrash metalheads); blue or black skinny fit jeans, camouflage pants, shirts, jackets or shorts, and denim jackets or kutte vests, often adorned with badges, pins and patches. 15

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