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Styling Sub-Cultures: Part 04

Here we are, the final instalment. Sub-cultures are intriguing; think of it as the natural, inevitable, congregation of like-minded people. A place without the usual judgements and assumptions, with shared interest and passion. 763 more words

AFDA: Costume, Makeup And Styling

Styling Sub-Cultures: Part 03

Aaand we’re back with another post on sub-cultures and their specific styles. Here we move away from the idea of sub-culture fashion as evolving from specific moments in history of people coming together under pressure, as a way of dealing with being human and alive, and we look at how physical activity has changed the way we dress when participating. 860 more words

AFDA: Costume, Makeup And Styling

"Depraved indifference" to Education Reform?

A dispute broke out last night on my Facebook wall regarding education reform, with some conservatives expressing abhorrence over any national control whatsoever. Instead, all deficiencies would be remedied with “local control,” as if our citizenry (so-called) really cares about schools in this “fallen world.” 526 more words

Education Reform


And what of the Fate of we Men, in an Age where Women are increasingly going off into the World to carve themselves out exciting, rewarding careers? 162 more words

Half-Lives + Architectural Dissonance

When we consider the existing state of abandoned works of architecture, the components that predicated their overall demise are somewhat peripheral in nature. While they were once teaming with purpose and people, we now accept them as oddities of urbanism, throwaways of society, remnants of the capricious kind of socio-economic provocations that often leave countless individuals displaced or disenfranchised. 451 more words


Teddyism in South Asia!

O’ Teddy, my  cruel and heartless lover, she sang!


Well before Britain started growing and exporting chilies to India and Pakistan, it cried victory over Teddyism, the youth sub-culture of the 1950s, enthusiastically lapped up by Pakistanis. 873 more words


A Suedehead Manifesto

Why even bother being a suedehead? It’s sure to be a question asked of anyone who decides to mark themselves with this distinction. By most accounts the cult only existed for a couple of months and then disappeared, London youths moving onto the next thing. 635 more words