by Gillian McCain - My obsession with the haberdashery of the Rolling Stones continues. Charlie Watts, may not be a household name, but wardrobe-wise, he gives Mick and Keith a run for their money.
"The Teddy Boy look" began in 1950's England when young men wore clothing inspired by the dandies of the Edwardian era. They were originally named "Cosh boys" until the Daily Express shortened 'Edwardian' to 'Teddy' for a headline in 1953, changing history.
The first object on view is the iconic Tokyo Pop, the snap-off break-away sculptural monochrome vinyl jumpsuit with bright red lining by Kansai. It was shown with the famous red patent leather platform boots, now scuffed and worn. I gazed upon this, quivering for at least 30 minutes
By Gillian McCain - Keith's tresses through the ages. I don't think there is any rock star in history that has inspired so many boys (and girls) to imitate. As my old boyfriend once said, "Oh, so I'm the first guy you've ever dated who took a picture of Keith Richards to the hairdresser?" Below is Keith's tresses through the ages.