Pop and rock stars have always taken street fashion to extremes. Or is it the other way round ? Pop heroes and heroines are icons of style, but the people who emulate their dress and keep then in Rock’n’Roll Royces, push the styles a little further – adopting , adapting, revising and reviving.
In Pop Style Ted Polhemus and Lynn Procter present a dazzling series of montages showing how, over twenty-five years, scores of fashion obsessions have been exemplified by rock stars.
Arranged alphabetically, from A for Afro to Z for Zipz, Pop Styles is an L for Leather tour throught extraordinary, bizarre, occasionally absurd and often durable and recurring fashion trends.