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BONUS EPISODE 1: Fashion Faux Pas

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1970s why Punk just had to be! Everything was flared! I ain’t no square with my corkscrew hair Trex Bryan Ferry and Jelly sandals! #1 and #2 Crop. Two partings, Find yer gang! Lol reveals he might have bought the bondage strides Pete Burns actually had a pair of Bondage strides and Paul Rutherford was very jealous. Homemade buttons (badges) Clash jacket made Lol get some slogan on his clothes. Budgie and Lol loved the Holey MOHAIR JUMPERS. YES YES YES! Cold little Punkies! Lol thinks Creepers rule and Budgie lived in his DMs too.

mentioned in this episode:

Split Knee Loons: Bell Bottom pants split to the knee, often worn with platform shoes.

Rooster Boosters: A type of Andean multicolored, canvas shoe similar to a cross between Converse high tops and gladiator sandals.

Jelly Shoes: Flat shoes made of plastic, popular in the 70s and 80s, that came in assorted styles and colors. 

Pegs: Pants with two front pleats at the waistband that are designed to add volume in the hip area, then balloon out in the thigh before tapering in again at the ankle. 

Bondage Strides: Pants with zippers, straps, chains, rings and buckles that give the appearance being a BDSM style (rather than a punk style).

Jumble Sale: The same as an American garage sale.

Fisherman Socks: Thick woolen socks worn by fisherman to keep warm.

The DMs: Doc Martens

Duffle Coat: Similar looking to a peacoat with large toggle fasteners. Duffle coats were often made of duffle fabric rather than the wool and tend to be longer than a peacoat.

Homemade Badges: Wearing home made pins/buttons with band names or slogans on them was one of the early parts of the punk aesthetic, and is still popular today.

Mohair Jumpers: Mohair is a fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat, the sweaters (jumpers) became popular in the “punk” scene thanks to scenesters like John Lydon, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood.

Creepers: Crepe-soled, platform desert boots that became known as “Brothel Creepers”.

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