Most of us think that Punk style fashion is all about piercings, tattoos and deliberately- offensive clothing.
But not many know that punk, originated in the 1970s as an underground fashion stream during the economically-depressed and politically unstable era - had a significant impact on high fashion and still continues to be one of the strongest statement clothing styles worldwide.
In 2013, the Met's Costume Institute Exhibition titled "Punk: Chaos to Couture" successfully presented this style to the general public through showcasing numerous original punk garments, punk symbols and much more.
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Vivienne Westwood is a British Fashion Designer responsible for introducing punk style into the mainstream fashion. Originally handmade, the style became so popular that by the end of the 1980s, punk style clothing was sold in various shops and record stores.
One of her famous quotes is: " I was a punk before it got its name. I had that hairstyle and purple lipstick."
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The original 1970's punk style fashion expressed a rebellious attitude against conformity.
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Today, punk style clothing is still alive. Though more commercialized and mass-produced, you can see it everywhere: On the Street and at Couture Shows.