The result has meant immense growth and even commercialization of the punk lifestyle, to the point that the clothes once associated solely with a small group have become much more mainstream.
They not only feel romantic, they lend themselves to a nostalgia of their own - those who bemoan the extreme commercialization of Christmas can thus evoke a time when it was about warmth, joy and sharing.
For many individuals, the holiday may become tinged with bitterness over lost loves and breakups, as well as general discontent about the excessive commercialization of what was once a romantic day.
Many people have observed the rise in yoga’s popularity and the increasing commercialization of it with great concern.
It was reviled because it was thought that Lucas was beginning to 'sell out' to the commercialization of his empire, with the creation of the lovable aliens, the Ewoks, who resembled feral teddy bears, living in a stone age culture.