The Sixteens evokes a sense of flamboyancy and glamour with satins and winter brights while maintaining a tailored edge. It is heavily inspired by glam rock culture, when British youth were navigating the transition between the idyllic and idealistic 60’s to the more confrontational economic downturn of the 70’s.
The era became about dancing your teenage worries away in your glittered-up faces and shaggy fur coats. But life goes on. Glam rock became an escape for these British youth
RED ZEBRA PRINT PLISSE BELTED TOP, £25.00, RIVER ISLAND. SILVER MIRROR SEQUIN ONE SLEEVE CUT OUT DRESS, £65.00, RIVER ISLAND. WOODY WESTERN BUCKLE BELT, £16.00, TOPSHOP. GOLD CURVED HEEL WESTERN CHELSEA ANKLE BOOT, £40.00, MISSGUIDED - SHIMMER EFFECT SHIRT, £25.99, ZARA. BUTTONED BLAZER PLAYSUIT DRESS, £29.99, ZARA. SEQUINNED TOP, £25.99, ZARA.
Fashion Director: Joseph Toronka
Creative Director: Christopher George
Styling: Michael Tong @michaelvutong & Shannon Murphy @shannunm.
Photography: Will Freeman @itswillfreeman and www.itswillfreeman.com.
Videography: Pau Mateu Sáez @paumateausaez and paumateusaez.com.
Photography Assistant: Patrick Bradley.
Hair & Makeup: Kennedy Cutter @kcutter__ and kennedycutter.com.
Model: Valentina Shemelina @shemelinaaa with Elite London elitemodel.co.uk.
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