• Class struggle: when did ‘unemployed' become a T-shirt slogan?

    3 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    T-shirts emblazoned with words such as “working class” and “broke” have become a weird micro trend in fashion. It's just the latest example of fashion revelling in poverty chic
    The old adage “It's hip to be square” needs updating. These days, it's glam to be poor. Recently, a T-shirt emblazoned with the phrase “Working Class” appeared on the website Own The Look - and social media wasn't happy. As one Twitter user put it; “Working-class people are constantly made to feel ashamed of our background and then you get sh*t like this ...” The T-shirt was produced by Compania Fantastica, which...
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