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Warp x Tate

The newly reopened Tate Britain has teamed up with Warp Records for a free evening of performances and installations, inspired by former Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller. Focusing on the artist's 'History of the World' piece, which shows a diagram of Acid House's relationship with brass bands, the evening will feature live performances by Jeremy Deller's Acid Brass collective and Warp Records' patten.

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Jeremy Deller, The History of the World, 1998. © Jeremy Deller

Installations on the night will include work by Warp artists Hudson Mohawke, Oneohtrix and Rustie. The Warp x Tate evening will take place on Friday 6th December, and forms part of a series of bi-monthly 'Late at Tate' events, featuring music, film, fashion and live performances.

http://warp-x-tate.net 

Tips on the Street - London, Moscow, Saint Petersburg & New York

Some of the latest additions to our Authentic and Laurel Wreath Collections were spotted in London, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and New York this month.

This all-black outfit includes the High Waisted A-Line Skirt from our women's Laurel Wreath Collection, teamed with the Taylor High Shine Leather Shoe.

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This winter weight bomber jacket has been made in the UK, using wool cloth created at the Abraham Moon mill in Yorkshire. Spotted near our Laurel Wreath Collection shop at Seven Dials, London, the British Wool Tennis Bomber has been layered over this season's Textured Military Knit Shirt.

Wool Bomber Seven Dials

This Herringbone Shift Dress is a new addition to our women's Authentic Collection, shown here by our shop in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Herringbone Dress

Finally, the Tonic Harrington from our men's Authentic Collection gets a full road test by one of the team at our New York Wooster Street shop. 

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Exhibition: Where Have All the Bootboys Gone?

The London College of Communication is proud to present a new exhibition called: Where Have All the Bootboys Gone? Skinhead Style and Graphic Subcultures. Running from Wednesday 23rd October to Saturday 2nd November, the exhibition explores the skinhead movement from it's 1960s British roots to contemporary global interpretations of the lifestyle.

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The show focuses on visual manifestations of skinhead style, with items including clothing, graphic design, photography and publishing on display. Evolving from the 'hard mods' of the 1960s, original British skinheads were influenced by Ska, Rocksteady and Bluebeat music. The exhibition features covers from many of the D-I-Y fanzines developed by skins to share music and styles tips amongst their groups, which remained largely underground.

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Where Have All the Bootboys Gone? makes links to the cultural elements that surround the moment, exploring music genres, football, politics and class. By covering the full history of the subculture, the exhibition addresses the darker interpretations associated with the style, as well as 'Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice' or S.H.A.R.Ps. Speaking of the exhibition, Creative Director Russell Bestley says: "the (skinhead) subculture retains a strongly close-knit and largely underground identity, away from the cultural mainstream. This exhibition looks at the graphic language and visual communication of Skinhead identity, from its roots in the late 1960s to today”.

 To find out more, visit the LCC events page here.