Punk Style

Punk Style

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Punk Style examines the dress of this incredibly diverse, long-lasting and hugely influential subculture and its impact on mainstream fashion. Taking a comprehensive approach, the book includes a historical overview, a discussion of motivations behind dress practices, and a review of fashion cycles and merchandising methods. Punk is frequently positioned as a forerunner of trends that later become commonplace, as demonstrated in the proliferation and acceptance of body modification, the repeated use of deconstruction as a design aesthetic, and the recent boom in fashion that reflects DIY style through handmade crafts. The book explores how this dominant subcultural style continues to expand via the internet, youth buying-power, and the constant re-appropriation of its distinctive styles. This accessible text brings the discussion of punk fashion up-to-date and provides a concise overview for students and scholars and general readers interested in the punk subculture.... as they increase in mainstream popularity, but many punks still are adorned with them and feel they do represent punk ideas. ... All must withstand the rigors of a punk hairstylea#39;s height, volume, and need to last through a sweaty, highly physical ... Hair color is also a route to be individually innovative with onea#39;s look in a temporary manner, promoting constant ... The hair dye and cosmetics brand Manic Panic was started in the 1970s by New York City sisters Tish and Snooky Bellomo.

Title:Punk Style
Author:Monica Sklar
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-11-21


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