The Thatcher Crisis Years

An era of protest and fury

Oh, the eye shadow, hair gel and strange trousers – the turn of the 80s was all about the New Romantics. I remember in 1981 going to something that called itself a ‘futurist’ party. Seemed to involve a lot of guys in sixteen pleat Bowie trousers – which you could buy in the NME classified section. Here are some New Romantic types.

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