30 Aug '12, 11am

Jeepers Creepers! Where Did They Come From? - My Article on Brothel Creepers

Jeepers Creepers! Where Did They Come From? - My Article on Brothel Creepers

Roll forward only a couple of years and the commercialism that Showaddywaddy brought to the look quickly faded as in Autumn 1976 Johnny Rotten made his first appearance on TV singing ‘Anarchy in the UK’ with ‘his’ band the Sex Pistols. This time the look was no accident. Malcolm McClaren and Vivienne westwood ran a shop on the King’s Road called ‘SEX’, it was canny young malcolm who, after a stint in the US managing The New York Dolls, came back to the UK with a vision to create the ultimate manufactured punk band. He held auditions at the shop and in walked a young John Lydon – who was asked to sing an Alice cooper song. With his yellowing teeth and sneer he was dubbed ‘Rotten’ and the rest is history. Dressed by the couple in Westwood ‘Seditionary’, ripped T Shirts, Brothel Creepers from George Cox, ripped cashmere, tartan trousers and safety pins – they were the ultimat...

Full article: http://www.shoes.co.uk/blog/jeepers-creepers-where-did-th...

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