Archive for October, 2011

Psychedelic Dreams

Saturday, October 29th, 2011




Love this shoot from Jóia Magazine in 1967. The location is amazing. From Dovima_is_divine_II’s photostream on flickr – one of my favourites.

Kim Bowens

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

I love this Kim Bowens fashion essay from Blitz magazine in 1986, found on
Read more about Kim Bowens here or see my most recent post on the Blitz Kids and a new crowdfunded book called We Can Be Heroes about the early 80s nightclub scene in London.

60s Kittens

Monday, October 17th, 2011


Friday, October 7th, 2011

On Wednesday I went to Postmodernism: Style and Subversion – 1970-1990 at the V&A, nere are some of my favourite things from the exhibition.

Ray Petri ‘The Harder They Come, The Better” 1985

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Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance, 1988

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Grandmaster flash, clip from Wildstyle, 1983

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Devo – Whip It, 1980 – ‘Energydome’ hats by Gerald Casale

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Klaus Nomi – Lightning Strikes, 1982 – I was particularly impressed with his suit, which they had on display.

Grace Jones Maternity Dress, Jean Paul Goude, 1979

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Venus In Furs, from Because We Must – Charles Atlas, 1979. Outfits by Leigh Bowery & Mr Pearl

Laurie Anderson – Big Science, 1982

Kraftwerk – Man Machine, 1978

Buzzcocks – Orgasm Addict, 1977

Karl Lagerfeld in his Memphis Furnished apartment in Monte Carlo, 1981. Photo by Jacques Schumacher

Portland Building – Michael Graves, 1985

Mercedes Coffin, Samuel Kane Kwesi – Ghana 1993