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Salutations to the Appropriation of Military Style

In fashion appropriation is typically involved in a cycle of appropriation and re-appropriation of subcultures and mainstream. The definition of appropriation is to take an object and give it new meaning or use. Hebdige in his book Subculture: The Meaning of Style frames appropriation ideologically. One major ideological assumption of fashion is that items have […]

Are We All Hipsters?

            In their articles Grief and Khaled try to solve the puzzle that is hipster. The term hipster brings many images to mind but a solid definition is still hard to come by. It is an insult to many to be called a hipster. Paradoxically the same people who view it […]