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From off-the-hook to on-the-peg: why fashion has gone fishing

By Leah Harper

Waders, waterproofs, waistcoats and beanies are this season’s must haves – perfect for the wet start to summer

Fashion takes its inspiration from diverse places – yet this summer some of the biggest trends are being influenced by a particularly unlikely source: fishing – or rather angling, to be specific.

It’s not the first time that fisherman fashion has been co-opted by those who don’t necessarily spend their leisure time with rods, reels and sinkers. But forget the Aran jumpers, thick-knit scarfs and rolled-up beanies that hit the catwalk – and subsequently the high street – circa 2016. This time around it is the utilitarian, functional fashion favoured by those fishing rivers and lakes that have become an unlikely style muse.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jun/23/from-off-the-hook-to-on-the-peg-why-fashion-has-gone-fishing