Clothes of the Nineties, Index Karl Kani
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Description: One of the first "by black people, for black people" hip-hop clothing brands. Incredibly popular among suburban white teenagers in my high school (including myself.) We would "keep it real for the homiez" with the Karl Kanis (shirts, jeans, sweatshirts, boots). Also popular were brands like Cross Colours, Girbaud, JNCO, Timberland, and BOSS. Found at the Chess King and Merry-Go-Round stores in a mall near you. (1992-1995)
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FlyCaliGirl - October 27, 2008 - Report this comment
Yes...Karl Kani, Cross Colours, Girbaud, and don't forget Tommy Hilfiger, Yes, Used and Damaged clothing as well...anything baggy and bright was the BOMB! Hahaha
Timmeh - October 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember Karl Kani, used to wear it myself. Although in Holland it was more of a late 90's thing.
pimp c (rip) - March 26, 2010 - Report this comment
don't forget Skidz and hypercolor!
jonathan - June 29, 2010 - Report this comment
there was another brand that was popular in the early 90's zchavrichi i can't really spell it though. the logo was black and white sat zchavrichi vertically on the zipper line, baggy pants.
Brettisretarded - August 07, 2010 - Report this comment
brett is obviously an uneducated black man seeing as how he cant even spell the word "racist" correctly....silly negro
angry - November 13, 2010 - Report this comment
they're only acting like that because they're making fun you. like the way you don't know how to speak proper english, or as you like to call it your "language".
meee:)meee:) and moree meeeee:) - January 10, 2011 - Report this comment
wow..fighting! STOPPPPP!!!!:) PLZ
Kitty - January 18, 2011 - Report this comment
Yoo, blacks couldn't even speak English. We taught ya'll how to speak it, dummy. Nice clothes, though, aha.
nonracist - January 19, 2011 - Report this comment
Clearly kitty you are racist and ignorant. Not all black people do not know how to speak proper English, and not all of the people who adopt the "language" as you put it are "making fun". In fact, it's been very well documented by non-blacks (which I have to assume you are as well)about the assimilation of things from the african american culture into the mainstream/prodminently white culture of this country. Using the terms, dances, etc. seriously, not as a joke. This started from the days of slavery and continues to this day. Read a book and educate yourself. In addition "you" (really your ancestors) have nothing to be proud of regarding what you claim to have "taught" the africans that came to this country. Again, read a book.
DDoubleo - February 01, 2011 - Report this comment
Most of the people here are so bloody rude, anyone who isnt lucky enough to be white should be called a "Coloured"
Jan Griffiths - June 16, 2011 - Report this comment
DDoubleo, what's the problem? White is a color, isn't it? Everyone is colored, one way or another. Can't we all just get along?
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