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This Is What British People Used To Dress Like

Artist Nina Manandhar documents what we used to consider fashionable in 1950 - 2010 in her new book What We Wore.

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For What We Wore, Nina Manandhar has gone through and collected photos from the personal photo albums of members of the British public to create a "photographic documentary of British street culture and subculture from 1950 to 2010."

The result is a lovely (and sometimes cringey) walk down memory lane which beautifully explores the relationship between British style and personal identity.

"Britain has – decade upon decade, subculture after subculture – produced mindboggling, gobsmacking street style. And we're talking proper subcultures, lifestyle choices, rather than some Saturday-night- only, for-a-joke fancy dress. What people in other countries might just about wear for Halloween, people in Britain flaunt 24/7."
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