Note that Crass is given prominence over both the Sex Pistols and The Clash.
Only ONE is available, from the one and only Urban Outfitters. Only $375 plus shipping and handling.
let’s go pee on them.
Never mind the shitty graphics. You can only use a motorcycle jacket with the flip down lapels. The quilted shoulders are also a no no. It’s not really for riding a motorbike. As Joe Strummer put it in “This is England,” “I got my motorcycle jacket but I’m walking all the time.”
Punk’s dead, you’re next.
That black model in a lumberjack flannel and a quilted “punk” jacket….
what else is he wearing, a sequined thong and Crocs?
Back patch looks like a page out of my 7th grade notebook.
For some reason the red spades on the playing card really annoy me. Is that deliberate or is he retarded?
I’m still getting over use of a black model, which I presume was them being intentionally obtuse and DIVERSE and “A black guy can SO play Hamlet!”-y.
As I wrote yesterday, this DM commenter’s take stood out:
“There’s also something sort of strange when old farts complain about a 40-year-old musical movement founded so that Malcolm McLaren could sell clothes… being used by Urban Outfitters to sell clothes.”
And Gavin is correct:
In the true anarchic, do your own thing-ishness of True Punk(tm), motocross jackets = poseur.
As Viv Albertine remembers, we weren’t even allowed to wear brown.
It’s awesome when you see rather shit “punk looks” put together like…
1.)black leather bondage choker with a pad-lock closure,
2.)black members only jacket,
3.)pleated khaki dockers,
4.)jungle combat boots, and
5.)a latter day Greg Kihn hair cut.
Hey, remember when Jen used to post stuff like this? Oh memories….
for sure someone ordered this, then saw everyone talking shit online and now is too embarrassed to wear it.
All the trendy Clash fans will buy it.
[…] On the one hand, there’s Avril Lavigne, the slightly rebellious singer whose production costs might as well be underwritten by Hot Topic. Her songs are focus grouped by Epic Records to appeal to that broad demographic of angsty high schoolers who feel rebellious, but not so rebellious that they’ll skip the school dance. In other words, Avril is a pop star, albeit a pop star defined by weak punk signifiers. Basically, she’s the musical equivalent of that $375 Urban Outfitters ‘punk’ jacket. […]
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