The FOUR Aesthetics of Techwear

We go again

There are many different types of Techwear and after accidentally saving over my Techwear blog I’m here to write it again.

The March of tech, from Adidas, to the style ethos, to the breakdown of the styles. Here it is, techwear style comes in forms people enjoy to play about and buy piece or even change their whole wardrobe for it.

It’s incredibly pricy so the entry point is quite high, the technology is meaningful and the function is useful.

Maybe you can tell why I like it after reading some of my blogs, I have thought deeply into this. And enjoy everything to do with Techwear so far.

It’s not all the way how I dress and if people keep shoving Fear of God down my throat I might have to cough up some money and buy that.

You’re gonna hear Aesthetic a lot because my vocabulary is low and it’s a blog all about aesthetics that are high on the scale and in style.

My industrial sneaker/ chimera garms have not made their way to the main stage but soon. That’s more about pushin the boundaries than style.

Here are the 4 Techwear Aesthetics as I know them

Samurai

There’s a hefty way about people who wear samurai tech bulk and almost mechlike. Blame Errolson Hughes, with a coat that can transform into a backpack there is some really cold ways samurai tech can be done

Ninja

Dark sleek windproof and waterproof, sealed pockets and creative placement. Many Techwear styles stem from wanting ultra functional gear without wanting to carry much. The ninja style to me is the OG of it all Harkening back to Yohji Yamamoto

Sometimes look like they are wrapped tight like running gear and angular somewhat Cubist approach I see vein used when I look at the angles and lines that draw the eye, intentional or not it’s there

Sci Fi

Hidden pockets wrapped invisible zips straps and attentive. The details are immaculate and functions are tantamount.

Some of the colours get crazy like the prestos there’s real colour and pattern there it can get crazy like ACG or got minimal. And all black like [INSERT NAME HERE]

Greyman

There’s an ethos to greyman that’s different for myhe others, those that sport it make it a mission to blend in from plain tees and baseball hats to militant styles cuts and mute colours or complimenting; Maybe even a suit it’s all about blending into your environment.

There’s a Modern approach to so much I see to the Greyman style, I’m okay with minimal function and not too over the top, there’s a comfort factor to that and ability to blend such an aesthetic into your day to day life.

I love the greyman aesthetic because it comes with rules and regulations that maybe won’t be your cup of tea because you wouldn’t be wearing any gear that’s necessarily techy & people won’t even know if you’re a greyman or not. It’s all part of the aesthetic plain and simple


Editors Note

As time progresses Techwear is growing from sports goods to outside attire. Lounge wear like hoodies tracksuits jumpers and such will be known for a casual aesthetic and not this underprivileged brand it holds today.

As we know Hoodies and Loungewear are part of a high fashion catalog, there is no line between poor and rich it’s all becoming what you feel comfortable in. That’s a type of fashion I can agree to

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I document all the information I've gathered in my working and real life using reason and the written word to share with everyone how I ask an artist see the world. I research Plastics and Concrete and I'm educated in tech, design and art history. While having active practitioner experience in Advertising. I use that myriad of technical skills and display how they apply in the world and products we use starting with fashion.

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