Anarchy to Kanye: 30 years of Contemporary Wardrobe

Tweet In May THE LOOK is taking part in Be Reasonable Demand The Impossible! – Contemporary Wardrobe’s 30th anniversary celebration of events which includes the world premiere of the only known footage of designers Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood discussing their ground-breaking work together. //The Horse Hospital: “Shaking up pop culture”// Based at the Horse Hospital in Bloomsbury, London, the […]

Keeping it contemporary

Tweet Last night’s event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Contemporary Wardrobe proved a massive success.    //Hayley in Mary Quant and Robbie in Mark Powell sharkskin suit//  With an exhibition of rebel style from down the ages and young models decked out in fantastic items from the 15,000-strong archive, owner Roger K. Burton kept the house agog with […]

Sex Against Fashion: Exclusive preview and interview

Tweet The 20 photographs of Vivienne Westwood taken at 430 King’s Road by art student William English in January 1975 have long been the holy grail of imagery to emanate from the boutique in its incarnation as Sex.      As a selling exhibition of framed prints from the photo-shoot is launched with a private view at London’s Maggs Bros Rare […]

Web premiere: It’s the McLaren & Westwood show

Tweet Today THE LOOK proudly presents a world exclusive: an excerpt from Roger K. Burton’s new documentary Vive Le Punk, featuring the one and only time Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood ever talked publicly about their 12-year creative collaboration. //Vive Le Punk: (c) Roger K.Burton 2008. No reproduction without permission// This fascinating film is being […]

You are invited: Join us on May 22

Tweet If you’re in London or thereabouts on May 22 please be our guests and come along to THE LOOK’s latest event: author Paul Gorman in conversation with fashion archivist, boutique designer, director and all-round rockin’ and rollin’ Renaissance man Roger K Burton.     Taking place at the wonderful Horse Hospital, kick-off is at 7.30pm, and the […]