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Skateboarding’s 10 Biggest Style Influencers

Skateboarders have a unique style, but some are more distinctive than the rest. While a few might seem fashion-forward, others stand out because they’ve consistently shunned skate clothing trends. No matter why they wear what they do, their sartorial sense has had a serious impact on skating.

The archetypes are clear. Every city has had its Muska, its Kareems, and its Strangers. These skaters’ personal styles, whether studied or spontaneous, resonate with others and inspire plenty of imitators. Whether that means sagging your pants or hiking up their cuffs highwater-style depends only on the decade.

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