Saturday, November 17, 2012

Denim Jacket

Icon: Denim jacket
Story: Denim jackets were orignally created for workplace to be durable and cover bodyparts in heavy labour. In early 1900's denim company Levi Strauss began noticing popularity of the denim jacket and took their share of this business. Soon denim jacket became associated with rebellious youth and throughout he second half of the 20th century different subcultures used this piece of clothing to show their true colours. Rockers, punks and metal fans have used denim jacket to create a bad boy and bad girl look. Frequently denim jacket comes hip and trendy also in the mainstream fashions, but it is not abandoned by rock'n'roll.

Denim Jackets

  • Denim jackets were originally created for the workplace; they were a part of the overall denim outfit that was rugged and durable, helping to keep parts of the body safe.

Popularity in Fashion

  • Denim jackets became a serious part of fashion thanks to companies like Levi Strauss. The company began seeing success with denim jackets in the early 1900's. Since then, major fashion companies such as Gucci and Givenchy have embraced and used the denim jacket, according to The Guardian.

Read more: The History of Denim Jackets |
Denim jackets were originally created for the workplace; they were a part of the overall denim outfit that was rugged and durable, helping to keep parts of the body safe.

Read more: The History of Denim Jackets |
Bing Crosby wearing Levis denim tuxedo. He was the first musician to launch denim jacket to the world of music.
Elvis writing autographs in denim.
Lizard king Jim Morrison wearing denim jacket with his signature leather pants.
Mick Jagger wearing indigo blue classic denim jacket in early 70's.
Debbie Harry wearing skinny fit denim jacket to create sexy punk look.
Metallica in denim and leather. In right Cliff is wearing his signature denim outfit with 70's style with skinny jacket and bell bottom jeans. In left Kirk is wearing 80's version of the denim uniform with baggier jacket and skinny pants.
80's band Vixen wearing all the way 80's denim jackets in bleached denim, cropped style with heavy shoulder baddings.
Singer Samantha Fox wearing sexy 80's denim uniform.
At right Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon wearing her grunge outfit with denim jacket.
Paramore singer Haley Williams in her customized denim jacket.

Where to get the denim jacket?

Free People Baja denim jacket for a free spirited rebel style.
Classic denim jacket can never go wrong.
Oversized light wash denim jacket for the 80's style.
As a true rebel don't get stuck with the old but play with the classics. Texturized patterned motocycle denim jacket for the true rebel.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Debbie Harry

Icon: Deborah Ann Harry a.k.a Debbie Harry
Born: 1st July (cancer), 1945 Miami, Florida, US
Height: 1,61 m
Known-for: singer-songwriter, lead singer of the Blondie, actress
Story: Harry was adopted to gift shop propprietors in New Jersey. She graduated college in 1965 and moved to New York. She worked as a secretary at BBC Radio Office, waitress at Max's Kansas City and a go-go dancer in Union City disco and also a Playboy Bunny. She began her musical career in the late 60's with folk rock group The Wind in the Willows. In 1974 Harry joined The Stilettos. She then met her future boyfriend Chris Stein. Stein and Harry left The Stilettos to form Angel and the Snake. Shortly after Stein and Harry formed Blondie and the band quickly came regular at Max's Kansas City and CBGB. Band released debut album in 1976 and reached commercial success in the late 70's and early 80's.While leading Blondie, Harry and Stein became life partners as well as musical partners. Couple broke up in the 1990's but continued working together. Harry doesn't have children. She is a strong advocate for gay rights and same-sex marriage. Though she has stated to identify as mostly heterosexual, she has said to have had intimate relationships with both men and women. Besides Blondie Harry has released solo albums and worked as an actress.
Style: With her two-tone bleached blonde hair and persona combining cool sexuality with streetwise style she quickly became a fashion icon. She was adapted by punk crowd but also by disco audience. She was regular at punk club CBGB as well as disco palace Studio 54. Her style has been very sexy, very edgy and very strong - the ultimate sex kitten of new wave punk.

Debbie as the leading blondie of the Blondie. She is wearing bright yellow shift skirt.
Debbie in 70's punky denim outfit with tight high waist skinny jeans and skimpy cropped jean jacket.
Debbie is the original queen of two toned hair.
Graphic outfit of white mini dress with red plastic just enough sexy and punk.
Skinny t-shirt and high waist skinny pants are the 70's Debbie uniform.
Printed blouse, hot pants and over the knee boots for ultimate rock goddess look.
Black and white zebra lycra halterneck dress, big armband and bigger than big teeth necklace for punky disco look.
Debbie in petrol glitter one shoulder mini dress and same colour tights just like they did in those disco days.
Debbie with heavy make up and egyptian inspired hair-do and jewerly to create early 80's power disco look.
Debbie in 2008 all the way rock and sexy in leather and blond bob.

How to get the New Wave Blondie look? Think two tone straight hair, long semi thin bangs, heavy make up, sexy lycra tops and miniskirts, bold coloured clothes, blouses, micro shorts, one shoulder disco tops, skinny jeans, pointy toe heels, leather, sequin tops, small edgy jewerly.

White and black zebra blouse screams wild disco punk just like Debbies signature style.
White high waisted micro shorts.
Over the top over the knee black leather stiletto boots give enough kick for this attitude look.
Simple silver bangle is enough bling for this look.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...