Hip-Hop's Fashion Evolution

There's no denying that for the past 44 years, Hip Hop culture has been a major influence on mainstream America. The music, the lingo, and most importantly the fashion!

Who would've thought that Hip Hop-which started out as a "subculture fad" from the South Bronx, would be the go-to inspiration for major luxury brands?

From bucket hats, bamboo earrings, and baggy jeans to the rise of modern day streetwear, the category's musicians have shaped the way we dress.

The culture's evolution over the decades is undeniable, but the continued resurfacing of throwback trends makes some retro looks feel as relevant as ever.

Last weekend we celebrated the 44th anniversary of hip-hop, and in honor of this momentous occasion, here are some of the cultures most memorable fashion trends: