Each month we go looking for fashion inspo on the streets of L.A., and the results are always eye opening. Check out more Style Stakeout here.
Student, 18, Seattle
“I’d call my look Gen Z vintage punk. I’m inspired by a mix of rock stars from the 1960s and 1970s and also schoolgirls from ’90s grunge.”
Wearing: A mix of items from vintage shops and thrift stores, her mother’s ’80s-era zebra-print jacket.
Student, 19, Koreatown
“I try to stand out in a crowd. Usually I wear more color, and bright colors are my preference, but sometimes I like to wear all black.”
Wearing: Thrift store bucket hat, Top Dawg Entertainment hoodie, Forever 21 shorts, Adidas fanny pack, Vans sneakers, Disney necklace.
Student, 16, Chicago
“I recently just kind of changed the way I dress. I’d describe it as rock star or just kind of free and baggy.”
Wearing: Master Sportsman pocketed fishing vest, Injured Generation hoodie, Guess T-shirt, Carhartt cargo pants, Jordan 1 Mids from StockX.
Researcher, 18, Seattle
“I like going back to my Asian roots. I’m always trying to stay ahead of the game. I think Asian fashion trends are always a couple of seasons ahead of the [American] fashion industry.”
Wearing: Gucci T-shirt, American Apparel skirt, Vans sneakers.
Artist, 19, downtown L.A.
“I like to rep my friends’ gear, so I mostly wear clothes from their clothing lines. I spend a lot of time shopping in this area because I’m into streetwear.”
Wearing: Urban Outfitters shirt, H&M jeans and fanny pack, Reebok sneakers, Tristane Jewelers chain.
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