"That’s why fashion is so fascinating and interesting, because it reflects something that is happening, that will happen or has happened." - Erich Biehle
Our reliance on social proof is so inherent to our nature that we're unsure as to the origin of our own tastes. A current fashion trend provides a case study.
T-shirts commemorating Shaun Cassidy and Tiananmen Square mingle with a tie-dye t-shirt owned by the late economist and Nobel Laureate, Elinor Ostrom.