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An edgy photographic celebration of the unique street style and remarkable personalities to be found in the new urban counterculture
Multicultural, adjacent to Londons wealthy financial district, home to artists and designers of all stripes, Londons East End neighborhood is alive with creative possibility. Not unlike the denizens of Brooklyns Williamsburg, its inhabitants exhibit a highly individual sense of style, in keeping with their environment.
Anthony Webbs exhilarating portraits capture the expressive characters who populate the East End. His full-color shotsframed against raw, vibrant backgroundsportray hundreds of self-fashioned individuals flaunting remarkably creative personal style. Animated by graffiti found on local streets, as well as quotes from style and cultural icons including Vivienne Westwood, Malcolm McLaren, and Alexander McQueen, this book encapsulates the avant-garde spirit of a new urban counterculture taking not just London but all major urban centers by storm. 295+ illustrations