Saturday, 28 September 2013

Dolly Rockers 1968


        
It's 1968 and rocker gear is back on the rave scene! Here are some of the rocking new outfits to be seen around!

Left: Leather maxi skirt 22½ gns., and jacket, 31 gns., from Tracy, 71 New Bond Street, London, W.1. Silk scarf by Liberty, 2 gns. Boots by Elliotts, 14 gns. Glasses by 47 West at Corocraft, 35s.  Right: Maxi culotte suit by John Stephen, 40 gns. Sweater by Fantasia, 63s. Boots by Elliotts, 13 gns. Beret by Kangol, 10s. 6d. The boy? Larry Smith of the Bonzo Dog Doo'Dah Band in his own rocker gear. The bike? A 500 c.c. Triumph.

                    Three piece jersey suit, £ 3 19s. 6d. by Downtown Boutique, Kangol beret, 10s. 6d.




Beige and tan leather suit from John Stephen, 29 gns. Sweater in beige by Fantasia, 63s. Leather gloves by Dents, 45s. 11d. Cream beret by Kangol, 10s. 6d. Tinted glasses by 47 West at Corocraft, 35s.




Leather coat from John Stephen, 35 gns.  Leather skirt from Lewis Separates, £5 19s. 6d. Sweater by Fantasia, 63s. Silk scarf by Liberty, 2 gns. Beret by Kangol, 10s. 6d. Glasses by 47 West at Corocraft, 35s. Boots by Elliotts, 89s. 11d



Right: Beige gaberdine trousers by Alan Rodin, 3gns. Jacket in waterproof gaberdine by Valstar, £5 19s. 6d. Black sweater by Fantasia, 65s. Silk scarf by Liberty, 2gns. Chukka boots in tan and pink leather by Roland Keith, 99s. 11d. Black leather jacket at the Separates Centre, 13½ gns. Coffee coloured knit sweater by John Craig, approx, 69s. 11d. Corduroy jeans by Lee Cooper, 38s. 6d. Black leather boots by Anello and Davide, 8gns. Gloves by Dents, 45s. 11d. Silk square by Liberty, 2gns.




Waistcoat suit in brown leather at Tracy, 71 New Bond Street, London, W.1, 22½ gns. Polo neck sweater by Fantasia, 63s. Silk scarf in Black, pink and green at Liberty, 2gns.


                                                IMAGE CREDIT
All images and original text scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine May 1968. Fashions by Lee, Photographs by P.L. James.

                       

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