There is definitely a swing towards loose and tattered clothing as of late and this cluster overviews some of the finest looks Trend Hunter has featured when it comes to homeless couture.
Embrace your tattered jeans, baggy sweaters and tattered accessories! The pulled-together prep look that once reigned supreme from the days of 'Gossip Girl' has fallen by the wayside to make way for some spectacular hobo chic looks.
Implications - The recent recession prompted consumers to shop more affordably at vintage and thrift stores. This caused a surge of grunge and retro fashions in the marketplace which customers appreciate for their comfort and kitsch. Companies striving to appeal to young demographics should design styles that pull inspiration from vintage fashions.
From Beer Cap Vests to Ripped Jeans
Karen Walker Spring 2010 Sea-Faring Hobo Fashions
F***ing Awesome's Anti-Model Photoshoot is Really Awesome
Homeless Musican Fashion Designers
The Crazy Robertson
Hobo Chic Fur
Luxirare Creates an In-Between Season Coat With Floating Fur Atop Sheer Organza
Keith Harris Looks Into the Souls of the Unfortunate in ‘On the Stre
Wunderkind Spring 2009
Runways & Trend Setters Channel Fashions of the Flat-Broke
Diesel Black Gold Fall 2009 Show Mixed Frumpy Streetwear With Sparkle
Mock Ad Advertising
W Magazine Juxtaposes High Fashion and Homelessness
Cheap Monday Gets a Distressed, Torn and Acid-Washed Makeover
Luxirare's Clothes Use Beer Bottle Caps & Playing Cards
Homeless Haute Couture
Steven Meisel Snaps Shabby-Chic in 'Performance' for Vogue Italia (UPDATE)