Fashion designs begin on a blank “canvas.” Creative concepts and immaculate fabrications spring free from artistic minds to the pages of glossy magazines and lithe runway models. Conventional luxury fashion brands are often perceived as the only type of fashion with well-defined and conceptualized meanings. Street wear fashion is the fastest growing trend in recent years. Designers clamor to reach the young celebrity, millennial market of fashion consumers. Virgil Abloh, creator of luxury street wear brand Off-White, perfectly connects with youth culture and high-end fashion figures through his polished but gritty designs. Off-White is the amalgamation of brazen fashion and highly-imagined concepts. 

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Lyricism is somewhat of a lost art in the modern age. The music industry is enveloped with a legion of major recording labels and manufactured artists shoveling vapid lyrics to the public. Alas, there is a shining beacon of hope. Laura Marling’s complex use of mythology and folklore communicates innocuous subjects such as young love and heartbreak brilliantly. This English singer-songwriter's silky vocals combined with her clever lyricism has made for a lasting career in Britain's modish nu-folk scene.

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