The 'Why Fit In' Fanny Pack As Streetwear

Streetwear is a style of casual, but trendy clothing that became global in the 1990s! Wow. It grew from New York hip hop fashion and Californian surf culture to encompass elements of sportswear, punk, skateboarding and Japanese street fashion. Streetwear is thrown around a lot in the fashion world. What I like about streetwear is that it comes from inclusivity. 

My dad is Japanese and decided to make my middle name 'Kyoshi' which means Teacher (in Japanese). 

The 'Why Fit In' Fanny Pack is a staple of my mission to normalize ability and inclusion in not only art, but fashion. Plus, a portion of the proceeds are going to the Trevor Project. 

Streetwear acts as a reflection of the current cultural landscape. I wanted to insert my advocation towards ability and inclusion to the concept of street wear. Part of what's led to the industry's success is its inclusivity. Unlike most areas of fashion, streetwear is often size-inclusive, gender-neutral, and made or worn by people of color. 

Check out the Fanny and rock it with any oversized Tee. It's a staple, and your friends will ask you about it. 

Find it on my website here.

July 31, 2022 — Sophie May Hensley