• Is the rise of 'urban hiker' style about a passion for walking - or something less wholesome?

    9 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    On Lyst, searches for hiking boots have gone up 43% in the past two months, and bumbags and unironic anoraks are all the rage, too. But this may not be related to a love of the great outdoors
    Ben Nevis, compasses and Kendal Mint Cake might seem like unlikely candidates to be on fashion's moodboard, but the urban hiker look is big this season. The look's due north is the hiking boot. It comes with the most vertiginous of fashion endorsements: for his final Louis Vuitton menswear show earlier this year, designer Kim Jones, alongside Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, walked down the catwalk...
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