Rock ‘n’ roll can be broken down as follows: 10% fashion, 10% music and 110% HAIR. We know that adds up to 130%. That’s why we’re writing for a fashion site and aren’t quantum physicists. But it also acts to highlight just how important good hair can be in the making of a musical and cultural icon, and cementing the status …
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We all know checks are in. As a reader of
this blog, you’ll know this because you’re quite fashion forward. But the
average person knows checks are in because just about everyone is wearing them.
Kei check shirt is won’t make you stand out in the same way a sheer shirt
would, but it does everything very well.
Although Indie style icons are plentiful,
they all seem to follow the same consensus of skinny jeans and trenchcoats. That’s
why the Young Knives are one of my favourite style icons. Sticking with the same
look – which could be described as fox hunter meets 60’s office clerk – since
2006, it’s clear that they’re not wearing their clothes as part of a fashion fad.
The NME Awards last night was a pretty stylish affair, most of the music crowd were dressed smartly although no one went for broke like the Arctic Monkeys at the Brits.