Looking sharp in 1979 – New Wave clobber
In the 80s – did we really wear swimwear like this?!!
New Romantic style leaders of 1980
The sound, visuals and political aesthetic of Japan and China influenced western pop bands and culture in the 1980s
In the early 1980s, the King’s Road in Chelsea was still a magnet for hipsters and partygoers before it lost its cool
1981 saw ska and 2Tone reach its peak but some people were wearing 16-pleat Bowie trousers as part of the New Romantic look