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The Ways Punk Culture has been Used

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Punk has influenced and has been influenced by popular culture in a number of ways. Since the beginning of the subculture, major label record labels, haute couture, and the mass media have attempted to use punk for profit and popularity. Punk fashion is the clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, jewelry, and body modifications of the punk subculture. Many punks use clothing as a way of making a statement. First days of punk took place in London in the middle of the 70’s. Young teenagers and rebel followers of a new music style created it, called punk. One of the most popular music groups was the “Sex Pistols” launched by Malcolm McLaren. His partner was the great Vivenne Westwood, one of the most popular fashion designers. Punk rock was an intentional rebuttal of the perceived excess and pretension found in mainstream music and culture. It seems the world of fashion has seen everything already. And punk style fascination and shocking is a real past. It developed so many ways, that we are used to see someone originally dressed.

Music is the most important aspect of punk. Punk music is called punk rock, sometimes shortened to punk. Punk subcultures often distinguish themselves by having a unique style of punk rock, though not every style of punk rock has its own associated subculture. Most punk rock involves simple arrangements, short songs and lyrics that espouse punk values. Punk rock is usually played in bands, as opposed to solo artists. A variety of dances are popular within
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