About Me

Im a fashion student at Middlesex University. I am mainly into street wear and this can be adapted to high end fashion and influenced by lots of different subcultures and areas within the fashion scene. One thing you must know about me is.. I love sneakers and anything with a bit of colour!



WATCH: If you haven't already seen this film, you must do. It strongly represents the struggle of those within the Hip-Hop scene and the culture and surroundings in which they were living in. Not only does it give you this deepened sense of what it was like, but it gives an overall view of the Fashion trends which were settling in and the icons which were beginning to grow within that time, such as 'Faith Evans', 'Lil Kim' and 'Tupac'. All of which were up and coming music artists in their own right.


LOOK AT :  http://www.thesource.com/


The Source is a strongly American-based magazine which covers the ins and outs behind Hip-Hop's culture, politics, music and fashion. It was founded in 1988, undoubtedly in the heart of Hip-Hop's major flourish. The time when the likes of Kid n Play, TLC, Aaliyah and Biggie Smalls were taking charge of the   scene.

'Smiles, every time my face is up in The Source' - Biggie Smalls.

So, yep, Biggie Smalls and fellow Artists were sourcing the Hip-Hop culture with so many things to talk about whether it be good news or a bad influence..it encouraged the Hip-Hop seen to grow and draw in the interests of many young Americans.

Collectors Issue of The Source -  Biggie Smalls was a well known face


Funky Funk is the name of club events held across the UK, which are run by Jay, the owner of a company called BMJ promotions. These events are held with the ambitions to bring back old school music and change the vibe within the club today and get the live feel that used to be present.  BMJ promotions aims to give young Artists, DJ’s and Producers a chance to express their talents and share them with people those interested in listening to some upbeat, funky music.

All DJ’s have a feel of the hip-hop side of music and have the ability to mix this into other genre such as funky house, bringing and energetic feel to the night.

Funky Funk recently held an awesome night in Sudbury, which is only a small town, but this did not affect the turn out as the place was packed with enthusiastic people who wanted to involve themselves within this music scene.

A well-known Artist of the East Anglian area known as Nee-Hi hit the stage in this event and wowed the crowd. As a natural performer, he got the crowd on their feet and loving his tracks. Not only does he perform but he also entertains.


The Fresh Prince of Bel Air is an extremely well known Icon of the 1990's, due to his fun personality, his funky dress sense and of course his role in the t.v series ' The Fresh Prince of Bel Air'.

Where to shop and hang out continued...


Steering away from the East-end, Mash is an Urban clothing store which has endured great success over its 20 years of being open. Its Flagship store is on Oxford, step inside and you are at the heart of Urban fashion surrounded by clothing of the latest hip-hop brands.

These are 6 of the most well-known Urban clothing brands sold in Mash:

10 deep - founded in 1995
Crooks and Castles - Guns and Wealth Aesthetic
SupremeBeing - founded in 1990's, a Cambridge Urban Street Wear brand

IMPERIOUS REX! (75 Roman Road)

“Mighty monarchs of the underground. Beloved and reviled, many are the tales written and whispered about us".

Venturing back into East London, Roman road, you may come across the carefully considered underground clothing store ' Imperious Rex!' This is definitely a place to shop if you are mixed in with the Urban crowd. With the clothes wisely picked out for their own personal reasons and wanting their customers to have the best, there's is no doubt in my mind that you will get your hands on the freshest sweaters, kicks, jackets, jeans, and hats out there!

“High streets for suckers, try and be a little bit special!”

Imperious Rex! Stocks lots of the main Urban clothing brands including 'Rock Smith' which has been around for many years and began to bloom in the 1980's -1990's hip-hop era.

Where to shop and hang out..

The baggy clothes, bright patterns and chunky gold jewellery is hard to find these days, even if todays shops are bringing out modern versions, they still can never live up to the real garments with the real old school feel. Nethertheless, the East of London has nurtured ‘Brick Lane’ into one becoming one of London’s most famous streets, selling all things traditional at their best.

Brick Lane is home to London’s most well known Vintage shops.

ROKIT – 107 Brick Lane. -  Rokit is home to hundreds of vintage treasures, housing lots of fun and quirky garments and accessories, keeping the fashion of modern day as alive and kicking as it was years ago!

As your venturing down the amazingly multicultural brick lane, as an Old School lover, you may be enticed by the Vintage Baseball jacket hanging in the window. Why not go inside? Here are a few garments you may find to suit your taste..

BEYOND RETRO - 110-112 Cheshire Street

Everyone knows about beyond retro, if you don't then you need to get with the system! 

Beyond retro owns a grand collection of vintage luxuries and vintage casual garments. It caters for those who have been sucked into many different eras. The store itself looks enticing, with so many colourful garments and energetic looks on display. Beyond Retro staff members are extremely in touch with the creativity behind creating new looks with old clothes and bringing forward the fashion of many years ago.

If you're looking to be an 'Old School' dude then you will have no problem here.

Colourful Shirts went well with a dungarees, some braces and some gold chains and earrings back in the 1980's.

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