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16th January '17 0 382

Fabulousness: Kansai Yamamoto’s David Bowie-Influencing Catwalk Show (1971)

It was a spectacular coup de théâtre – Kansai’s models came on moving. They leapt, ran, whirled like dervishes, danced, flung out their arms so that the brilliant colours meshed and merged...

10th January '17 1 615

Vive Viva Hamnell! The Original Punk And Lollipop Lady

My first meeting with Viva Hamnell eight years ago was not untypical, I subsequently learnt.

4th January '17 0 800

David Parkinson’s Photographers Gallery Show (1971)

Eight Young Photographers was the third exhibition to be held at the newly-opened Photographers Gallery at its original premises in Great Newport Street in London’s West End.

1st January '17 0 385

Barney Bubbles' Letterheads for Riviera Global Record Productions

This company letterhead was designed by the late graphics master Barney Bubbles for music entrepreneur Jake Riviera during the latter’s tenure at 60 Parker Street

31st December '16 3 4373

Stevie Nicks' Superb Impromptu Performance At A Rolling Stone Photo-Shoot (1983)

I’m agnostic about Stevie Nicks (though I have been to The Night Of 1,0000 Stevies), but this is mesmerising.

24th December '16 1 1033

Paul Yule's Essential Photojournalism Reveals Famous Faces In A Different Light

Here are just a few examples of the riches presented by photojournalist/filmmaker Paul Yule’s highly recommended Instagram feed @paul_yule.

22nd December '16 0 1710

Michael Joseph’s Notorious 1971 ‘Orgy’ Advertising Campaign for Fernet-Branca

In 1971 the great advertising director and photographer Michael Joseph was commissioned to shoot a billboard campaign for the Italian digestif Fernet-Branca.

13th December '16 0 867

‘Don’t Look Over Your Shoulder But The Sex Pistols Are Coming’: The Band's First Review (February 21, 1976)

6th December '16 0 951

Emmett Grogan Digs To Tell The Truth And The Impossibility of Fair Play In Democratic Society Because Of Loneliness

I’m a recently converted disciple of Emmett Grogan

28th November '16 0 1293

An Evil Genius Of Inventive Malice: John Deakin Under The Influence In Soho

“The second nastiest little man I have ever met” – Barbara Hutton