Hip hop fashion, also known as urban fashion is a distinctive style of dress originating with African American youth on the scene of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Detroit, Memphis, Virginia, Atlanta, and St. Louis among others. Each city contributed various elements to its overall style seen worldwide today. Hip hop fashion complements the expressions and attitudes of hip hop culture in general. Hip hop fashion has changed significantly during its history, and today, it is a prominent part of popular fashion as a whole across the world and for all ethnicities.
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... Karl was the first to set the trend of merging hip-hop with fashion ... market that previously was ignored and paved the way for other Hip Hop Fashion brands ... Being the first African-American man to launch a Hip Hop Fashion brand, Karl inspired many others to follow in his footsteps ...
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—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
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