Saturday, September 16, 2017

Difference between Streetwear and Formal Wear

Streetwear:
Streetwear is a style of casual clothing and comfortable street fashion that especially worn by various urban youth and teenagers. It is also called casual wear. It is originally rooted in Californian surf and skate culture. Some common street wear fashion pieces are jeans, t-shirts, baseball caps, and sneakers.

Streetwear fashion heavily involved with b-boying, hip-hop culture, Japanese street fashion and modern haute couture fashion. To make this kind of fashion use bold colors, heavy branding and statement pieces dominated the market.

Streetwear and formal wear
Fig: Streetwear and formal wear
Formal wear:
Formal wear is called smart clothes, usually worn at work; business dress, mainly designed for formal social events like weddings, formal dinners, etc as tuxedos and evening gowns. Formal wear comes in a number of categories, including cocktail, ball, prom and church. It is always something that looks out of the ordinary.

Difference between Street Wear and Formal Wear:
Formal and street wear both have no connection with each other but they have so many differences with each other. The way of expression, combination, color, define everything is different between them. But both are equally important in the society.

Streetwear
Formal wear
Street wear is a distinctive style of street fashion which has no bounds.
Formal wear (Canada, US) and formal dress
(UK) are general terms for clothing suitable for formal social events.
Suitable for every where without any formal occasion.
Suitable for formal social events, such as a wedding, formal garden party or dinner, debutante cotillion, dance, or race.
Doesn’t have any fixed dress code
Have a fixed dress code
No dress code available, anyone can dress anything funky.
Dress code: Tuxedos , Black suit, white or black tie, formal pant, white shirt, strollers for daytime, morning dress for daytime, ball gowns  and evening gowns for women. Some south Asian formal dress codes are dhoti, sari, shallower-kameez, Daura-Suruwal, Sherwani , etc .
No similarity like formal wear.
In most of the country formal wear is similar or seems same like others.
Started from 70s and 80s
Started after the second world war.
Very popular to the teenagers and young men-women
Not so popular to teenagers
Suitable for informal hangout
Suitable for weeding occasion
After 80s this fashion involved with b-boying, hip-hop culture, Japanese street fashion and modern haute couture fashion.
This types of fashions are not involved with other fashion but it change on the demand of customer who are follow the dress consultants instruction. Some experimental changes are created by the fashion designer.
No color bindings
Some fixed color bindings
Bold colors, heavy branding and statement pieces dominated the market.
Specific colors are used and can not dominate the market.
Random used by the celebrities
Not randomly used.
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