It might seem that the trending desires to stay at home more AND get out more are in direct opposition. Well, not so fast. Clothes that convert in to a place to sleep are power tower hot right now. The ultimate in form attempting to meet function, fashion designers are embracing the new trend of creating wearable tents and jackets that turn into sleeping bags. This up and comer is deeply rooted in the very hip trend to “stay at home more” AND the innate hipster need to be seen on the scene, so it’s a classic multi-trend. Actually, this trend is nothing new, strangely it’s been part of the “deep normal” culture for quite a while. Dress Barn has been a staple of American mall culture for years. Hipsters try to stay away from the mall so maybe that’s why they’re only just now catching on to this exciting blend of structure and couture.
So the next time you’re at civic brass practice and it begins to rain torrents, you and your euphonium will, with a few quick zips, have turned your seersucker trousers into a mountain climbing rock face shelter, staying bone dry. Invite the others to enter and keep their handlebar mustaches from becoming moist and saggy while claiming factually, “Look, I’ve pitched a tent!”