trickle-up trend

trickle-up trend
n.
A fashion trend based on styles seen in the streets.
Example Citation:
"The Harlem zoot suit for men was an early example of [a] trickle-up trend."
— Leanne Delap, "Style demands substance," The Globe and Mail
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