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Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

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The origin of the Creeper goes deep: first appearing after World War II, when soldiers rocked sturdy, crepe-soled military issue boots at London clubs—and did a dance called The Creep. In the 70s, the shoe’s distinctive look was adopted by various subcultures, including punk and goth. Fast forward to today: the women’s Masha Creeper is a fashion-forward look inspired by the goth subculture’s penchant for strappy boots. It’s perfect capper to your mysterious Victorian air, with a chunky…

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from British Vogue

Vivienne Westwood Explains Why She Turned To Punk

Vivienne Westwood Explains Punk Motivations (Vogue.com UK)http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded=j1-beoxg9Ok

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"The Ice Queen of Punk" Siouxsie Sioux born Susan Janet Ballion in London in 1957 is who is best known as lead singer "Siouxsie and the Banshees" and "The Creatures". Early in Sioux's career she recited poems and prayers to improvised music. Sioux influenced PJ Harvey. Sinead O'Connor and Tracey Thorn. She also influenced the look of Death from Sandman comics

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Age about 15 - getting ready to go out shopping with my friends - spending ages carefully putting on black eyeliner and black lipstick only to be stopped from leaving the house by my dad who made me wash my face! Make-up, eyes, punk, goth, black

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