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Unformatted text preview: revival of '60s and '70s Hippie-style clothes and jewelry the Peace symbol, Yin-Yang, and Smiley Face in particular and then Rave culture surfaced, which had an "infantilizing" effect (girls dressed as fairies and Muppets, guys looking like Dr. Seuss characters with giant hats, and neon pony beads EVERYWHERE). Hip-hop fashion, with its ridiculously baggy clothes, caught on amongst men (and a few women ) in the middle part of the decade, especially in black communities (white people who wore it were often dismissed as posers ). One of the most popular theories for the origin of this fashion style is that it developed in prison, where convicts couldn't get prison uniforms in the right size, and that they took this fashion with them when they were released....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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