the 1920's marked a decade of silk suits, diamond rings, guns,booze and broads, it gave grounds to the morden perceptions that gangsters and criminal fashion is cool.. well lets face it, this staff makes you look pretty cool! it seems like the trend is about to be revived, but with different edge.
"The news comes as part of an ongoing trend that sees fashion grow increasingly fond of all things "gangsta:" Lanvin's new campaign, which has its designer Alber Elbaz dance to the tunes of Pitbull, went viral this week, while female rapper Rye Rye got to debut Prabal Gurung's resort collection in the music video to "New Thing." Meanwhile, almost all of the tracks on Jay-Z and Kanye West's gold-winning Watch The Throne EP reference luxury fashion brands at some point, and Soulja Boy even went as far as releasing an entire EP dedicated to LVMH boss Bernard Arnault."( www.yahoo.