Paul Gorman, author of The Look, is hosting a look at street fashion from the 50s through to the 1970s at 30 years of Contemporary Wardrobe.
The evening sees Paul Gorman in conversation with Contemporary Wardrobe mainman Roger K. Burton, who will also be showcasing an exhibition of ‘original rebel style’, including neo-Edwardian, Beatnik and Teddy boy and girl suits from the 50s, hippie, mod and rocker gear from the 60s and the finest collection of original punk clothes from the 70s – all from Roger’s archive of 15,000 individual items.
There will also be a fashion show, music from the eras and a look at the new movie Vive le Punk which features the only filmed interview with Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood about their partnership. The event takes place at London’s Horse Hospital on Thursday May 22nd 2008 from 7.30pm. Entry is free, but advance booking is essential via [email protected].