Vivienne Westwood

London Did You Know? No.3 – Punks

It’s often thought that Punk was a working class movement railing against the monarchy and the powers-that-be, but nothing could really be farther from the truth. There’s a lot of confusion about the movement; that it came from Detroit, or from the Rolling Stones, that it was a reaction to the disastrous Heath government and […]

Punk Is Dead

You still see the odd Punk in the King’s Road, usually a student who has stumbled upon old photographs and meticulously copied the clothes and hairstyle. One would like to think that punk evolved to oppose the Skinhead movement, but the streets weren’t filled with Skinheads and Punks attacking each other’s idealogies. To me, Punk […]