This photograph of Northern Soul dancers at Wigan Casino in the mid is one of the many fascinating shots in Ben Sherman: 50 Years of British Style Culture, written by Josh Sims and produced to mark the brand’s own 50 years in fashion
Directed by Elaine Constantine. With Antonia Thomas, Steve Coogan, Christian McKay, Elliot James Langridge. Set in an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.
Northern soul boys: probably early Interesting to see the transitional clothing - still quite a lot of mod wear and mod haircuts here, but the development of the baggies and tank tops, emblematic of the the mid Wigan casino days are clearly on their way!
A celebration of the styles, sounds and fashions of subcultures from all eras - from the mod, suedehead & skinhead axis to the teds, rockers and cafe racers story through to punk and the NYC gangs that pre-dated hip hop.