Korean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty ImagesKorean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty Images
Korean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty Images

How street style changed fashion weeks, and why its future is in doubt as industry resets after the pandemic

  • The late photographer Bill Cunningham started a street style column documenting well-dressed fashion week show-goers in 1978 for The New York Times
  • Now, thanks to Instagram, self-promotion doesn’t have to wait for fashion week, so will the industry even miss street style amid coronavirus cancellations?

Topic |   Fashion
Korean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty ImagesKorean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty Images
Korean-American model and DJ Park Soo-joo during Paris Fashion Week in January, 2019. With fashion weeks cancelled or forced online, the parades of street style outside brands’ catwalk shows have stopped for now. Photo: Getty Images
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