As mentioned on the earlier ‘Savages’ post I have two more videos supplied courtesy of Simon http://punkpistol-seditionaries.tumblr.com/archive , here is the second. Continue reading
Another ‘Call to Arms’.
The whole of old London is up for sale. The list of buildings includes Battersea Power Station; tons of public buildings all closed under ‘austerity’ measures, the old warehouse next to our office in Battersea which contains art galleries, the ‘Doodle bar’ where I held my wedding reception & a boxing gym run by Barry McGuigan’s son, Shane. The list goes on. They are all going to be converted into luxury flats & offices, with little cafes & shopping areas. Continue reading
Simon at http://punkpistol-seditionaries.tumblr.com/archive seems to be getting quite useful to me writing the World’s End blog. Here are the images from the front & back of a Seditionaries’ mail order form hand drawn & arranged by Vivienne in the late 70’s which he has recently sent me. Continue reading
33 years ago now on Thursday 22nd October 1981 at the Pillar Hall in Olympia, London, Vivienne & Malcolm conducted their second ever fashion show, known afterwards as the ‘Savages’ collection.
Just last week I received a video of the show. Continue reading
In looking for another photograph I found this one that I took of Vivienne in the Worlds End shop sometime in 1986, & look who is peeking in from the side. A certain Mr Holly Johnson (of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) who was a regular customer at the time… Continue reading
During the time Vivienne & Malcolm were in partnership No 430 Kings Rd was their sole outlet but for a brief time in the early eighties they also had another shop at (no-one knows the number any more) St Christopher’s Place, W1 not far from Selfridge’s in Oxford St which they called the ‘Nostalgia of Mud’. Continue reading