Street Style Evolution – Past vs. Present

Fashion on the runway has always been a coveted sight to behold. As an art form fashion and design has been appreciated widely all over the world for centuries. However, while the fashions on the catwalk draw crowds, it’s the fashions on the street that show that it’s the real people who are able to influence the trends.

New York Fashion Week has just finished and now we are moving on to Europe as London Fashion Week kicks off today. The trendsetters and fashion lovers are the ones that everyone looks up to and the ones that the photographers are all dying to get snapshots of.

While you may think that street style is a more recent obsession, think again, photographers have been capturing the style-filled moments since the early 1900’s. From puffy sleeves to no sleeves and long skirts to short skirts, the slideshow above shows the incredible street style evolution