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1970’s V.S. 1980’s Punk Fashion: Reveal the Difference

Designer Clothes Punk FashionAs the continuation of my quest of Punk Fashion Trend, I came up with the differentiation of the original 1970’s Punk Fashion into 1980’s Punk Fashion. Punk Fashion is one of the widest concept of fashion style and designs which categorized into different culture of Punk Fashion worldwide.vivienewestwood_punk1970In differentiating 1970’s Punks from 1980’s punks, we can make a partial generalization how fast that Punk Fashion change into style and designs from that of original Punk style.Punk 70's HairstylesThe punk fashion is affected from different other cultures and art movements like the skinheads, rude boys, glam rock, greasers, art school students and moods. A Mohawk hairstyle is popular among those people who please to look for a punk hairstyle. Punk hairstyles are normally very voluminous, occasionally with different colors. Their artistic form of fashion in their bodies culminates a wonderful era of fashion trend in 1970’s.Original PunkOriginal Punk Fashion improvised an artistic concept of street punk fashion which dwells on the style of wearing designer clothing into stylish punk type. This Original style of Punk Fashion is the beginning of where the Punk fashion started.This original punk fashions of the 1970s were intended to appear as confrontational, shocking and rebellious as possible. Street Punk started in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Great Britain. It is influenced by punk as well as late โ€™70s British pub rock and glam.1980 PunkIt started as a youth music style with songs about tales of the street, police brutality, working class politics and drunk mayhem. After the shocking rebellion of the 1970’s, the punk fashion scene underwent a revolution of its own and began to focus more on functionality than shock factor. Dr. Martens and combat boots preferably steel toes became the footwear of choice among the majority of punk followers. Plaid skirts, torn jeans, and heavy chains were the most common items worn during the 1980’s.Pady punk 80'sThis 1980s Punk culmination, improves the genre of Punk Fashion in their outfits as well as in music and culture. Designer clothes like Ralph Lauren played a role of sustaining new styl’em up Punk polo and other clothing apparels in the midway sequence of Punk 1980s Generation. When punk underwent its 1980s hardcore, Oil/streetpunk, and UK82 renaissance, new fashion styles developed as parallel resurgences occurred in the United States and United Kingdom.The US scene was exemplified by bands such as Black Flag, Minor Threat, and Fear. The 1980s American scene spawned a utilitarian anti-fashion that was nonetheless raw, angry, and intimidating. In the UK, much of the punk music and fashion in the 1980s was influenced by heavy metal and the Oil scene.


One comment on “1970’s V.S. 1980’s Punk Fashion: Reveal the Difference

  1. lisa
    April 8, 2012

    the first picture of the 2 girls don’t look like punk chicks to me.

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