Fahad Scale

Photo by Sadikin Gani

A remarkable social and cultural inversion has occurred in the last fifty years: where once culture was the monopoly of the upper classes, it now, more often than not, bubbles up from those on the ‘wrong side of the tracks’. This transformation has been especially evident in the world of style – with the authenticity of streetstyle challenging and then toppling the dictatorship of High Fashion (Ted Polhemus, Anthropologist, 2010)

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