[Sid Vicious, bassist for the Sex Pistols, and girlfriend Nancy Spungen] The swastika is a clear example of #appropriation within the punk subculture. According to Hebdige, punks were typically unsympathetic to parties of the extreme right (116). In fact, punk subculture grew out of an "antithetical response to the reemergence of racism in the mid-70's,"
Two girls in Boy, Kings Road, London, 1977 I think this captures the beginning of tabloid punk, when the scene exploded overground. Before, the first punks were making their clothes at home using safety pins and zips and whatever to create a look. Then, suddenly you could go to certain shops and buy that look off the peg. It became less about your individual creativity and more about a collective identity. All in the space of about a year
Lorelai claims in "Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy" that a recent argument transcended Nick & Nora and went into the realm of Sid & Nancy, in reference to the relationship between Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and girlfriend Nancy Spungen, which was later dramaticized in the biopic "Sid and Nancy."