can high fashion and urban fashion be mixed?

July 27, 2012 @ 14:27:10 PM
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whats up fellow hypebeast follower. i recently started my own clothen company. (i know the market is overly full with designer) but i have a good feeling about my ideas and i refuse to go through life without trying.

So is mixing high fashion with urban fashion a good idea. And what age group should i target?
July 27, 2012 @ 17:39:45 PM
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the senior demographic needs some heat target those niggas
July 27, 2012 @ 21:54:00 PM
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this belongs in the Fashion section, and yes they can. e.g. Bape, BBC. High-end Streetwear. and don't target an age group. it makes your brand look like shit.
July 28, 2012 @ 03:36:54 AM
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ok. thanks johnvharrison the hardest part is making a name
July 28, 2012 @ 05:56:32 AM
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I'd be interested in seeing some of your work / buying .. Shoot me a PM with a link?
July 29, 2012 @ 23:53:51 PM
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i believe you can mix high end with low end, fashion is fashion and it never ends, people will always look for something "exclusive" that no one else has, im kinda wanna start my own clothing line but i just wanna finish school first.
July 30, 2012 @ 03:41:13 AM
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ex: givenchy
July 30, 2012 @ 20:00:43 PM
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target the high school/ college students. you see a lot of kids trying to dress like modern day artists etc...
July 30, 2012 @ 23:54:12 PM
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alot of gq pics have supreme beanies and such
August 08, 2012 @ 00:19:46 AM
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Of course you can, if you can make it work with your style why not try it. Like adoboFosho said magazines like GQ, are mixing and matching high-end fashion with street-wear

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September 09, 2012 @ 15:32:58 PM
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I think it's definitely worth exploring. I think it can be done, and can work really well. I would love to see some of your collections. Shoot me a PM.
September 09, 2012 @ 18:34:38 PM
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its possible yo, i've seen people do it
September 09, 2012 @ 22:29:53 PM
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Actually that's exactly what my brands goal is as well lol Not so much like bape or bbc which is just high end streetwear. More like an emulation of alexander wang or givenchy but inexpensive. I'm targeting high schoolers which is easy since I'm in high school. Our designs are very minimalistic and classy. So yes it can be done.
September 09, 2012 @ 23:40:07 PM
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Actually that's exactly what my brands goal is as well lol Not so much like bape or bbc which is just high end streetwear. More like an emulation of alexander wang or givenchy but inexpensive. I'm targeting high schoolers which is easy since I'm in high school. Our designs are very minimalistic and classy. So yes it can be done.


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September 10, 2012 @ 23:27:51 PM
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Of course you can. There's no limit on an individual's style. If you create thoughful, stylish threads people will dig it.

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September 16, 2012 @ 04:04:24 AM
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Ofcourse it can, who say'd clothing had limits?
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that's the complete opposite of what op was going for lol
September 17, 2012 @ 03:49:14 AM
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This is what OP was going for. LUXE Los Angeles

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September 17, 2012 @ 04:00:33 AM
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he was looking for coming soon signs?

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September 28, 2012 @ 21:59:23 PM
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ex: givenchy


yeah

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September 29, 2012 @ 15:33:38 PM
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September 30, 2012 @ 01:27:17 AM
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Im in the process of starting something like this aswell. I hope i can get some good productive critism and support whille it takes off
September 30, 2012 @ 02:07:36 AM
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I think the japanese do it well, combining high end and streetwear. For choosing a name just think about what interests you. I developed my business name PRIMARY COLORS out of my love for Roy Litchenstein, pop art, and the belief in not taking life so serious.
October 11, 2012 @ 16:30:59 PM
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To me there is not age group really for it. If you were to target I say maybe teens to grown adults which is like 15-30 and maybe older. Since you are mixing 2 classic things there is no way to have a age group.

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October 12, 2012 @ 18:46:41 PM
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possible, but I feel like if you want to go in the "urban" direction you have to fully grasp and identify with the people who are buying it. With the industry being so over saturated, the likely hood of succeeding and "faking it" is extremely low now of days. Just be real, and get into something that suits YOUR lifestyle, instead of trying to be one of those wack poser brands.

-OJ
October 31, 2012 @ 01:43:16 AM
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thats the only type of steez that i rock mang
November 02, 2012 @ 06:32:58 AM
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its possible, the biggest thing you need to realize, is tht this isn't going to happen overnight. you're gonna have to put in a lot of work and sacrifice as anyone in the industry will tell you. on top of that the example of givenchy is a good example of success in the market you are after, but you have to consider how long that brand has been around since they made this pivot. they also had a ton of money in case this shit they are doing now failed a season or two. also you should honestly take a chunk of time to research whats going on in the market, especially in japan. the market out there is a lot more daring and will to try stuff out and you may find a lot of inspiration. another thing you may want to do is to try and find an internship with some brand. sure they'll probably treat you like shit, but the amount of things you'll learn will greatly out weight that.
November 15, 2012 @ 08:25:38 AM
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I think the trend of today is similar to your concept. You should consider young professionals as your target market since their style is in the middle of being high end yet urban. Are you also considering online shop for your brand?
November 15, 2012 @ 16:16:44 PM
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To me there is not age group really for it. If you were to target I say maybe teens to grown adults which is like 15-30 and maybe older. Since you are mixing 2 classic things there is no way to have a age group.

supreme mixes streetwear and menswear and hits the 15-30 range perfectly
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