What is the most iconic fashion item of all time? This Farfetch survey lists top contenders

accreditation
(Photo by Christian Vierig/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christian Vierig/Getty Images)

A survey of 2 000 Americans say reveals tht the answer is Levi's 501 jeans.

The study that was conducted via one poll on behalf of online luxury fashion retail platform, Farfetch says that another Levi Strauss item - the 60s defining jean jacket landed in second place. 

Other fashion staples that made the list include Converse Chuck Taylors and and Ray-Ban Wayfarers.

READ MORE: Levi’s has collaborated with these two impactful women behind local movements loved and supported by all of us

When shopping, 62 percent of people in the U.S. say they prefer to have a smaller number of quality pieces than tons of cheap clothes that wear out fast. The average person surveyed spends nearly four hours in vintage or charity shops per month.

The Farfetch study also found that 7 in 10 people surveyed would wear any of the trends that made the most iconic fashion list, which includes everything from the Fendi baguette bag to the classic Von Dutch trucker hat.

What is your most iconic fashion item? Let us know here.

Article source: TCA

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

Follow us on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram

Sign up to W24’s newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our stories and giveaways.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
What's your favourite winter style staple?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Outerwear - coats, jackets
31% - 233 votes
Knits
13% - 96 votes
Boots
18% - 136 votes
Sweats and hoodies
31% - 232 votes
Turtlenecks
7% - 54 votes
Vote