The New Romantics — A subculture that questioned gender.

History and inception

Romanticism
Spandau Ballet

Ideologies of the New Romantics

Ideologies of New Romantics

Inspiration for the New Romantics

  1. Influence of nightclub culture of the 80s along with new media and synth-rock music.
  2. Impact of Pop Art movement, Dandies, the drama of English Romantic era along with Glam Rock.
  3. Shifting gender norms and discussion of homosexuality in the mainstream.
  4. Influence of David Bowie, Elvis Presley, and Georgy Boy.
Inspiration

Aesthetics

TYPE 1 : Clean-cut and classy

David Bowie

TYPE 2 : Avangard and over the top

David Bowie and Georgy Boy

Social impact

Impact of the New Romantics on recent trends

Impact of the New Romantics on recent trends

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