Street fashion is fashion that is considered to have emerged not from studios, but from the grassroots. Street fashion is generally associated with youth culture, and is most often seen in major urban centers. Magazines and Newspapers like the New York Times and Elle commonly feature candid photographs of individuals wearing urban, stylish clothing.Japanese street fashion sustains multiple simultaneous highly diverse fashion movements at any given time. Mainstream fashion often appropriates street fashion trends as influences. Most major youth subcultures have had an associated street fashion. Examples from the 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s include:
^Cercone, Katie (2012). "Today's Fashion" (Volume 1 Issue 1). Public Art Squad Project. Revolt Magazine. Retrieved 20 November 2014. Cindy Hinant, a visual artist whose daily trek through Soho makes her a regular target for amateur blogarazzi stalking women for photo copy, remarks, "Street fashion has made me both paranoid and vain. Last week I had my photo taken twice in one day by two different magazines for their street fashion whatever. Now when I’m wearing something that I think is awesome I’m disappointed not to be stopped to have my picture taken."