Tag Archives: 1970s

Quote of the day: Nile Rodgers

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“Your jeans would wear out in the crotch area – and we’re wearing very low rise, low waisted jeans – so you’d put the patches right where you want the girls to look. It was all stratgetically done. It was all done so that a girl would walk into a room and couldn’t help but look there. In retrospect, I now know that is what I was doing. At the time you’d say, “No, I’m just mending these jeans because they’re torn or they’re ripped.” But somehow they were always torn and ripped in the exact right place.”

Nile Rodgers on the mating rituals of 70s fashion, GQ

Fantasy footwear: Terry De Havilland’s dancing shoes

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How can you not love these all-singing-all-dancing SS13 shoes from Terry De Havilland? The Margaux, Terry’s original signature wedge, celebrates its 40th birthday this year. That’s got to be worth throwing a party for…

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Juergen Teller at the ICA plus some other 2013 exhibitions to diarise

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Opening today at the ICA is Juergen Teller’s ‘Woo’ exhibition. I’m desperate to see it, in particular his landscapes that I’ve only recently discovered. Here’s a clip I found (above) of him shooting Helena Bonham Carter with his two Contaxes. And here’s another one (below) of him shooting Kate Moss. (Venetia Scott makes an appearance too)… Continue reading

1976 skateboarding – London stylee

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My sister sent me this YouTube cinefilm video because it features our old school in the second part. However I was more interested in the nostalgic skateboarding footage at the beginning…