Hip Hop fashion designers have taken the world by storm and now you can see urban fashion everywhere. It is more than big jerseys and baggy jeans. The style has evolved over the years and now comes in a large range of styles. Hip hop music has spread to include all cultures and the fashion is following the same direction. Now anyone can wear urban hip hop fashion and look good. Take a look at some of the top urban brands. Here are some of the top hip hop clothing brands.
When you have curves, being fashionable is not simple. The undertaking of Apple Bottom jeans is to exhibit and accentuate the natural curves of a woman. This unique brand was created by hip hop superstar Nelly. The jeans are perfectly crafted by his team of designers to fit different womens body shapes. Apple Bottom is one of the top clothing lines that cater to women of all shapes. Oprah, Alicia Keys, and many other celebrities claim to love the fit of these jeans. Apple Bottom has a full line to include not only jeans, but also jackets, shorts skirts and shirts.
Sexy and stylish, Baby Phat has become a bright star in style and fashion with women all over the world. Kimora Lee, the mastermind behind the Baby Phat clothing line, has positioned the brand as the worlds top target brand for female urban clothing. Baby Phats eye-catching clothing represents everything that is feminine, glamorous, and sensuous. The line now includes outerwear, handbags, shoes, lingerie, jewelry, two limited edition Motorola mobile phones and a signature fragrance. Kimora’s experience as a top fashion model, her marriage to hip hop mogul Russell Simmons, her natural sense of style catapulted the brand to the top of the upscale urban clothing lines. Lee’s lavish designs are sought after by top celebrities including Britney Spears, Lil Kim and Alicia Keys.
Beyonce Knowles, one of the greatest R&B singers of our day has successfully transcended the music industry. She has become a songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, fashion model, and film producer in the span of about 5 years. Beyonce launched her family’s fashion line House of Dereon in 2004 with her mother Tina Knowles. The style and concept is inspired by three generations of women in their family, with the name “Dereon” paying tribute to Beyonce’s grandmother, Agnez Dereon.
The creative force behind the Ecko clothing brand is Marc Ecko. He is one of the pioneers of the global urban lifestyle brand. Marc Ecko parlayed his graffiti art into a small business while still in college. His handmade T-shirts landed on the backs of some top celebrities. The company soon expanded into the hip-hop, extreme-sport, and designer-fashion markets and also began producing footwear, leather goods, gloves, outerwear, underwear, bags, and a women’s collection. Ecko launched his line of sophisticated urban menswear, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, in 2004, which is distinguished by its knitwear, attentive tailoring, and dressier fabrics. Mark Ecko states he had a rich education around graphic design and illustration, even though it was kind of a street education. Today, he considers himself less of a traditional designer like Giorgio Armani or Calvin Klein and more of a curator.
Founded by Jonas Bevacqua and Robert Wright, Lifted Research Group (LRG) represents the common love of music and fashion by its creators. Bevacqua was responsible for the idea for the company and also raised the initial startup capital from friends who worked in the fashion industry. The independent clothing company was quickly recognized by the hip hop generation, being worn by hip-hop celebrities Kanye West and Chris Brown. According to the founders, the company’s success has been the result of listening to their passions instead of their pockets.
Rocawear Clothing represents a borderless, global lifestyle. Created by Jay-Z, the brand quickly became the main brand for street savvy consumers. The Rocawear clothing line maintains a focus of providing clever innovation in fabrication, application and design to its customers. Diversifying from young mens wear to womens, juniors, childrens, infants and accessories, Rocawear defines and advances urban cultural trends while remaining a true reflection of urban lifestyle.
Sean John Clothing has grown from a domestic style to international recognition. Diddy brings his acute sense of style to his signature collection of sportswear, underwear, outerwear, tailored suits, boys clothing, fragrances, accessories, women’s wear, and eyewear. The New York Times praises Sean John for its perpetual success. P.Diddy states Sean John clothing is not looking for a quick hit, but is rather committed to the quality and design of its products. We would ultimately like to be viewed as the future of fashion