Trading protest T-shirts for the Guy Fawkes mask
In the 1980s and '90s, political slogans on T-shirts were 'the bomb,’ but for today’s trendy social activists nothing can match the Guy Fawkes mask.
The year 1984 was an important one for Katharine Hamnett. At the age of 37, she was chosen as designer of the year by the British Fashion Council, earning her a festive invitation to the official residence of then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Hamnett's appearance at 10 Downing St. turned heads, not only because she was guest of honor, but also due to the designer's unconventional...
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