As much as it may look like a fully styled photoshoot, the image for this post is actually taken from LIFE magazine. It shows real people wearing their regular clothes with some serious style. I stumbled across this selection of images on the blogosphere today and felt compelled to share it. The images are from a 1966 publication of LIFE magazine who visited LA and documented the ‘protection gangs’ a year after the worst riots America has ever seen. The article elaborates further on the historical context of these snaps.
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Words: Robert Boswell Illustrations: Rebel-Yuth I recently had the pleasure of talking with Jerry Cohen, owner and founder of Ebbets Field Flannels, on his latest trip to London. We discussed a great deal of things including Jackie Robinson and the integration of Major League Baseball, wool as a performance fabric, meeting Odd Future and the renaissance […]