Virgil Abloh takes the applause for his latest collection, which mixed edgy sweatshirts and cool-girl trousers with frilly, ruffled dresses – muddling the conversation he had previously launched about what “street style” is. Photo: AFP

How ‘street style’ lost its meaning and its power, appropriated by high fashion

Somewhere out there, far from the catwalks, remain some unco-opted styles, but everything that has been on the catwalks for spring 2017 is just plain fashion

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Virgil Abloh takes the applause for his latest collection, which mixed edgy sweatshirts and cool-girl trousers with frilly, ruffled dresses – muddling the conversation he had previously launched about what “street style” is. Photo: AFP
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