80s LADS Culture, One-Upmanship, Football, Fashion & Music
A book for a generation who ....
.... stood freezing on the terraces in a Fila BJ or Sergio Tacchini tracksuit top .... travelled to away games on the train with their mates .... danced under an Ibizan sunrise .... wore a metal club crest badge on a crewneck jumper .... listened to The Jam, The Specials, Northern Soul, funk, punk, Joy Division/New Order, Chicago/New Jersey house, Detroit techno, Bowie, Simple Minds, Talking Heads, etc, etc, .... fought and danced in nightclubs .... dropped ecstasy and acid ....
Read The Face, Boys Own, The End, Irvine Welsh, Kevin Sampson, Casuals and Once in a Lifetime .... taped Hooliganand Luton Town v Millwall on Sportsnight .... were one of Margaret Thatcher’s bête noirs .... had a football club crest tattoo .... shopped and shoplifted in Austin Reeds .... wore Diadora Borg Elite with split-seamed jeans, Berghaus with Kickers and Armani knitwear with Timberland shoes .... necked amphetamine on the train to Wembley or Hampden .... attempted to drink Blackpool/Newquay/Torquay dry .... stood in a warehouse buzzing off a spine-tingling bassline .... were on the wrong end of a police truncheon .... wore Lacoste .... invariably ruined the inside pocket of their Burberry golf jacket by forgetting to retract the blade on a Stanley .... copied the hairstyles of Charlie Burchill, Charlie Nicholas and Paul Bracewell .... invaded pitches .... jogged on .... fought the law .... got around town to the sound of the crowd .... associated Zulus with Birmingham City rather than Michael Caine .... were the stars of cctv ....If any of the above applies to you, then Dressers
needs no further explanation ...........
Buku ini launching pada 2 Juli 2012
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"For me there have only been two books of note about ths thing of ours. I would consider DRESSERS to be the third." - Jay Montessori, 80s Casuals