Vaporwave is a subculture and music genre that emerged in the early 2010s, and it is known for its appropriation and critique of 1980s and 1990s popular culture, particularly consumer capitalism and technology. Vaporwave fashion is inspired by this subculture and often features elements of retro, futuristic, and cyberpunk styles.
Vaporwave clothing may include items such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, and pants that feature graphics or text that reference vaporwave themes, such as retro computer graphics, neon colors, and corporate logos. Vaporwave clothing may also include items such as oversized jackets, turtlenecks, and sunglasses that are inspired by 1980s and 1990s fashion. Vaporwave clothing can be found at specialty stores, online marketplaces, and through independent designers, and it is often worn as a way to express one's interest in vaporwave culture and music.