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'Well put together': the style legacy of lovers rock

10 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Lovers Rock, the latest film in Steve McQueen's Small Axe series, focuses on the British reggae genre of the same name - and its clothes. From sharp suits to frilled frocks, dressing up to the nines was central Early on in Steve McQueen 's film Lovers Rock, two girls arrive at a party. The man on the door, impressed with their outfits, lets them in for nothing. “It's lovely to have such well put together ladies,” he says. “Well put together” could be the motto for the style of the lovers rock scene in the black British community of the 70s and early 80s: frilled dresses, smart suits and...
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Steve McQueen on His New ‘Small Axe' Films and Why No One Tells Him What to Do

10 days ago   |   By Observer

"These five films for me, they're like sci-fi pictures, really," the director tells Observer. "It tells us where we are, it tells us how far we've come and how far we need to go.
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