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Beatnik style

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Beatnik, the style created from rebellion of the customary for its time. Originating in the late 1940s, early 1950s, this style sprouted from a conservative period of time with the intention of rejecting mainstream fashion. This style includes dark shades, mainly black/gray, form fitting clothes, a turtleneck or two. The key is effortless.

Beatnik, the style created from rebellion of the customary for its time. Originating in the late 1940s, early 1950s, this style sprouted from a conservative period of time with the intention of rejecting mainstream fashion. This style includes dark shades, mainly black/gray, form fitting clothes, a turtleneck or two. The key is effortless.

The Original Festival Girls—and the Bohemian Style That Still Inspires Us

We pay tribute to the women about whom some of the greatest rock ’n’ roll songs were written, and whose free-spirited bohemian style still inspires us.

Illustration from the book The Bag I’m In by Sam Knee Press Ziggy Hanaor

From the fair isle jumpers of the 60s art-school boho, through to the bone necklaces and black string vests worn by early 80s goths, changing youth fashions have come to reflect everything from class to political beliefs, as a new book illustrates. The Bag I’m In, Underground Music and Fashion in Britain 1960-1990 by Sam Knee is published by Cicada Books