The New Romantics

With Boy George manning the cloakroom, and Siouxsie Sioux, Grayson Perry and Billy Idol on the dancefloor, the Blitz Club was the most outrageous and exciting ticket on the London club scene between February 1979 and October 1980. In this photo series from Graham Smith, take a look back at the New Romantic era – and some of the personalities that defined it.

June 11, 2015

Myra and Michele Clapton at Stephen Linard’s Neo Gothic fashion show at St Martins, 1980
Club Hell, Steve Strange, 1980 Graham Smith / PYMCA
Steve Strange in pub after Spandau gig in Cardiff, 1981 Graham Smith / PYMCA

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