The world of fashion is increasingly under the environmental spotlight as the impact of the industry becomes apparent from pesticides in cotton through to working conditions in Bangladesh. Top of the hit list are fast fashion chains with campaigns questioning whether the pile it high sell it cheap model can be environmental sustainable.
The collaborations between the street and the high-end represent a change in the business of fashion. Amelia Groom in her essay on Japan's contemporary street fashion culture observes that 'change in fashion has often been explained as a 'trickle-down' effect of class imitation followed by class aversion.'
Simple, solid, classic colours- you can't go wrong with this combination no matter how you throw it together. Today I'm wearing one of my go-to simple grey jumpers, vintage gilet, black jeans, classic bag, and plum coloured heels to add a bit of colour. I've matched the gold soles with the gold hardware on the bag which subtly pulls the outfit together nicely.