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Steve Strange RIP

“Sad to hear about Steve Strange, the guy was ahead of his time. Pictured here in 1981 #RipSteve”

The New Romantics/Peacock Punk/The Blitz Kids. London clubs. From THE BOOK WITH NO NAME (1981) By Ian Birch & Pearce Marchband. (minkshmink)

The New Romantics/Peacock Punk/The Blitz Kids. London clubs. From THE BOOK WITH NO NAME (1981) By Ian Birch & Pearce Marchband. (minkshmink)

I love how creative & insightful Boy George is! He takes things & gives 'em his own personal Stamp! :)

I love how creative & insightful Boy George is! He takes things & gives 'em his own personal Stamp! :)

Blitz photoshoot featuring Pam Hogg.

Lauren Cochrane: The legacy of 80s fashion is not just clothes but hip style magazines too. Blitz, an arty mag dedicated to the misfits of clubland, is being remembered with a new book and events at the ICA in London

Martin Kemp (left) and Steve Norman later of Spandau Ballet on the King's Road, 1980

Photographer Derek Ridgers who documented the rise of the Blitz kids and the New Romantic scene in London in the late 70s and early 80s, guides us through his pictures

Steve Strange of Visage

Then: Visage were a synthpop pop band most associated with the New Romantic Movement (Duran Duran, ABC) of the early 80s and the famed Blitz Club (the inspiration and set location for the musical, …

Blitz kids at Bowie Night: Blitz kids at Bowie Night

In 1978, Boy George, Marilyn and Steve Strange were all regulars at a tiny London club. Tim Lewis speaks to one regular ahead of an exhibition of her photographs

The Ultimate Guide to the 1980s New Romantic Trend – Beyond Retro

For something that came and went in the space of two years (and which some even claim never even happened at all), New Romantic's influence was decidedly far-reaching. It spawned some of the 80s most famous pop stars, from Boy George to Spandau Ballet, and launched some of the decade's most remembered trends; sharps suits, flamboyant makeup and power silhouettes. The original New Romantic movement though was ephemeral, difficult to define and the product of an amalgamation of influences…