#WearTheMessage: 25 Hip Hop Clothing Brands You May Have Forgotten About
22. Marithe Francois Girbaud
Why Girbaud became hot is hard to say. It might be because of its French origins, which lends itself to sounding classy. When it became hot is easier to pinpoint: The mid-'90s. There's a ton of rap lyrics that have mentioned them, from the likes of OutKast to Biggie. Their most memorable article of clothing: those jeans with the straps by the knees.