*
you're reading...
The HipChick Gossip Column

Vintage Punk


I just read a great book that stated that punk was partially inspired by Dr. Frankenfurter from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. How I loved him.

I was a punk/mod from the 8th grade to 12th before I moved on to a Bohemian look. I also wear men’s clothes too. It all depends on what available in my size season to season. Being Black and the product of fortified labor slaves, I am 20% larger than the fashion industry’s mid-Atlantic target market . I wear a size 12 shoe and I have the shoulders of a line backer. Another problem, like most African-American women, I have short hair that cant grow longer than a foot and a half.
When it’s curly its only 6 inches long. Of course, there are straighteners, but relaxers fry hair to nothingness after a while and then Black hair is only 6 inches-straight. So, going punk was the perfect fashion direction for me as a kid. Hair didn’t have to be 2 feet long like a princess and the higher it towered above the head, the better. Gravitating towards the sun is what Black hair does best. I also bleached it as I got older.
Tri-Hawk anyone?

Advertisements

About SoleilSmile

Professional Bohemian

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog Stats

  • 11,454 hits

Brought to you by:

Thanks in Advance :)

HipChick Comics’ First Graphic Novel: In Between Days

Follow Me On Facebook

Shop the Pantheist

The Panthiest

KlashkaTse T-Shirts and sh*t!

Zazzle.com

The Yogini: More T-shirts for yoga practice!

HIpChick Playlist

Buy Original Works At My Etsy Shop

Buy Prints and Goodies of My Work at Red Bubble

http://www.redbubble.com/people/soleilsmile/shop

%d bloggers like this: