Ask what things were made of, and how eco friendly they were!
You can tell a lot about a decade. What will the Noughties, be famous for? Foremostwe saw nods with new twists on looks, to past. Fashion acquired a social conscience, with aproduction that reflected a consciousness of liability that will continue to the next decade and fabrics. This look mixing of prints, and has been characterized by flowing tops and skirts, even the layering of textures and fabrics, and made of hippie and gypsy influences. The look was completed with oversized sun glasses, coin belts, and vintage beads. Fashion authors called the tendency Heroin chic. The 60s and 70s motivated trend remained popular since it gave women the freedom.
Urban influences gave street authenticity to style, and whatever rappers wore made it. As hip hop music moved into the mainstream from the ghetto did hip hop style evolve. Staples such as baggie jeans hoodies and track suits made their mark, but they gave way to the dandy look of blazers polo tshirts, and cardigans. Because we favored fits the loose, shed fitting styles had to be emptied from our closets. Those old wide leg trousers with pleats were out, and the ten years ushered in the recognition of the skinny, low rise jeans. Drainpipe styles like we had not seen since the 60s were famous for both men and women.
The final example of the tight clothing tendency was tights, that made a big comeback in the ten years.
The last decade saw fashionistas follow and imitating celebrities like never before.
We scrutinized even the accessories and shoes of style forward TV characters.
Everybody asked, who're you wear on the red carpet, creating familiar names of previously unknown fashion designers. Lastly, reality television centered around style made celebrities out of budding stylists, dressmakers and style school grads, in order that everything they created was snapped up immediately by the celebrity and fashion obsessed. The noughties brought with it a consciousness of environmentally responsible fabrics and materials.
People started asking what things were made of, and how eco friendly they were.
Clothing made together with organic cotton, hemp and linen have grown in demand, and will continue to do so. Technological innovations also gave us a brand new crop of renewable materials such as afabric made out of recycled plastic water bottles or carpet padding, and shoe rubber made out of recycled tires. Working conditions were scrutinized, and businesses that could claim Made at America enjoyed a competitive advantage. Some companies donated a part of their sales into environmental causes, and one donated a pair of shoes into a needy kid with every pair sold.