About this object

  • ID:

    2005.12

  • Production date:

    1977-1980

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Galleries of Modern London: World City Gallery: Alternative Londoners: 1970s-2000s

  • Ken Sorrie bought these black cotton bondage trousers at BOY, a shop and label founded in 1976 or 1977 by John Krevine and Stephane Raynor. Both had previously ran Acme Attractions, like the original Boy on the Kings Road, fronted by the DJ and musician Don Letts. Like Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood's shops SEX and Seditionaries, Acme was a popular hang-out for for members of the early punk scene. When Krevine and Raynor saw that there was a market for punk related clothing and merchandise they closed Acme and set up Boy in 1977.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 1020 mm; W 510 mm

  • Materials

    cotton

  • Last Updated

    2018-05-02

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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