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Contributors: Brian Mills, Alan White, Ray Lowry, Steve Wilkinson, Martin X, Ian, Neil Hargreaves, Andy Zero, Bob Dickinson, Liz Naylor, Catherine S. Miles.
Office: 429b Bury New Road, Higher Broughton, Salford 7
Artefact added : 5th November 2012
by Abigail
David Wilkinson Says –
A very arch, crisply witty article on dress, which distinguishes between fashion, anti-fashion and what it celebrates as ‘style’. It reveals that City Fun occasionally had as much in common with that dandyish element of London punk that later became New Romantic as it did with DIY rhetoric and the democratic collectivism of Rough Trade. What seems to be going on here, though, is a fusion of the two stances – worthy dowdiness is rejected, but so is the mean-spirited exclusivity which marked cliques like the Bromley Contingent.
COMMENT ADDED 26th November 2012
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