Monthly Archives: March 2012

1970s Cholos

Definition:  ‘A cholo is term implying a Hispanic male that typically dresses in chinos, a wifebeater sleeveless teeshirt or a flannel shirt with only the top buttoned, a hairnet, or with a bandana around the forehead, usually halfway down over … Continue reading

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1970s Rastas

Rastafarism is a religion hailing from Kingston, Jamaica in the 1930s amongst the working class. The religion itself has many misconceptions and controversial factors of drugs and crime. Rastafariansm In the 1930s a time when discrimination was high against blacks … Continue reading

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1960s Cowabungas

This sub-culture began in the late 1950’s but popularised in the 60’s. It refers to the group of people who follow surfing and its lifestyle. Surfing intially started in the Polynesia.   History of surfing An ‘art form’ as it once … Continue reading

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1960’s Rude-boys (Rudies)

In the 1950s Jamaicans and nationals of other caribbean islands were invited to the UK and other Commonwealth countries to help with labour shortages after the second world war. In the 1960s, with the absence of older generations, Jamaica was hit with … Continue reading

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Pure Exhibition

The Pure Exhibition in Olympia, west London is a seasonal trade show where buyers can explore new or current brands and select whom they would want to stock in their retail store. Timetable:     10am Arrival  11am Pure catwalk  11:45 Trend … Continue reading

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