Sound and Vision

A look into the world of fashion and music and how the two influence each other.

 

For years the world of both fashion and music have been interlinked through various artists and designers such as David Bowie, Grace Jones, Guns & Roses, Madonna, Kanye West, Paul Weller, Sex Pistols to name but a few. This unique arts crossover has helped shape both genres and influence both musicians and designers for years to come.

Iconic looks such as the Mod have been a fashion staple for years now and include brands such as Farah, Original Penguin and Luke.

Mod fashion made famous by Franc Roddam's Quadrophenia Mod fashion made famous by Franc Roddam's Quadrophenia

These iconic menswear brands have kept alive the traditional Mod look with their PeacoatsParkas and Polos and have heavily influenced the world of music with bands such as The Jam, The Who, The Kinks and of course fashion & hair icon Paul Weller.

 

Punk rock fashion and the grunge look was made famous by bands such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam and The Clash.

Kurt Cobain and his iconic oversize sweaters. Kurt Cobain and his iconic oversize sweaters.

 

This grungy look made oversized knitwearcheck shirts and even your grandad's old sweater look on trend! Brands such as Religion play tribute to that washed denim, oversized, couldn't care less chic that's so on trend right now.

At the opposite end of the spectrum side preppy campus style brand Franklin and Marshall, with their college/sports wear look that can be seen in today's indie-pop bands such as Ed Sheeran and Blink 182.

Classic college campus look Classic college campus look

And of course who could forget the most notorious collaboration of music and fashion, the late great David Bowie. Influencing Sound & Vision decade after decade. His influence and creative design consistently broke push the boundaries and redefined trends and genre alike.

David Bowie tribute mural in Manchester's Northern Quarter. David Bowie tribute mural in Manchester's Northern Quarter.

 

Local Buxton event that celebrates these exciting collaborations Buxton Rocks kicks off on the 11th of March.

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