April 2002

The Look: Adventures In Pop And Rock Fashion

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The magical connection of music and fashion...

Which famous British fashion designer collaborated with Malcolm McClaren to create the look for Bow Wow Wow? How did Elvis and the Beatles influence the fashions of their generations? How did Andy Warhol find Betsey Johnson a fit model? abc The Look: Adventures In Pop And Rock Fashion xyz explores the connection between the worlds of music and fashion.

Included within are examples of musicians who have influenced fashion throughout the years such as:

  • The Sex Pistols
  • David Bowie
  • Boy George
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Elton John

abc The Look xyz begins with an insightful forward by Malcolm McClaren, fashion icon and creator of The Sex Pistols. Full of excellent photography, this book takes you from the Elvis phenomenon to the British invasion to the New Wave and Punk rebellions. abc The Look xyz covers rock and pop from their infancy to the present day, making a fashion statement from cover to cover.

Reviewer: Monika Earle., FIDM Library Staff Member