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Posted: 19 Nov 06, 17:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am terribly fond of the way that the band dressed offstage (on stage as well, of course) during the 70s. Is it possible to find clothes similar to that anymore? The only clotes I can ever find a eitehr far too large or of strange proportions. It's impossible to find pants for people with long skinny legs that aren't extremely baggy. And it's also hard to find shirts that aren't just plain t-shirts with brand names printed across the chest.

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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 00:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

they need real vintage stores. i adore that era of clothing as well.


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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 12:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love the way the band dressed in the 70's. Maybe there's a vintage store somewhere that has this style.


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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 15:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you have no idea how hard it is to find vintage 70s clothing. i tried to look for some for Halloween but couldn't find anything... :/

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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 15:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If I could find some 70's clothes I would wear them all the time :D


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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 15:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ask my brother in law. He's so tight he throws nothing away. He still has his first school uniform and he's 53 years old!


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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 16:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have the same problem. Today's clothes are really boring.
The only thing remotely retro that's popular today are those skin-tight black jeans, but I'm tired of those.


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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 17:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i like the 70's clothes as well but i never find any and my friends think im just plain weird when i tell them that im trying to find 70's clothes.

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Posted: 20 Nov 06, 19:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There is no better place on Earth then Kensington Market itself for the fabulous fashions you are looking for.

Last time i visited, i picked up a beautiful authentic black velvet coat for only a fiver ( 8 USD). They also had some fantastic "authentic" trousers in both velvet and satin...some great stuff! It was as if you had gone back in time and any minute you would round' the corner and see Roger and Fred's stall. The cloths and other artifacts were all the genuine article, and most were resonably priced. Most stall owners are keen on chatting, so don't be shy if the price seems high. Make an offer!

Anyone going to London should visit Ken Market anyway for the historic connection to our favourite band of course...but for those who want to aquire some REAL "Early Queen Era" fashions this is IT!

In the US, have not a clue where you could go. As previous posters noted, eBay and yard sales are good places to look. I have never had any luck though...however eBay is a good spot to pick up some 70's platforms and real wooden clogs! Yeah...some real gems turn up there once in a while....

Hope this helps!



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Posted: 22 Nov 06, 04:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I though the exact same thing! It's impossible to find anything like from the 70's!

That's why I never buy new clothes xD


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Posted: 22 Nov 06, 07:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

clogs are love.

bell bottoms are love.

the ponchos worn by queen are love.

the clothes in the KYA and Liar videos are love.

the platform boots are love.

the 70's are love.

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Posted: 22 Nov 06, 11:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What brand of clogs does Brain wear? I like those white ones. Do they make a wooden noise when walking?

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Posted: 22 Nov 06, 18:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm going to repeat what everyone else said so that I seem like I know things even though mrjordy/ilovefreddimercury already answered the question.

I know. For real. You could go to a thrift shop or look at that website Ebay.

Yep. Sooo easy.


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Posted: 06 Jan 07, 01:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="indigo"><b>friedchicken \m/ wrote:

the clothes in the KYA and Liar videos are love.


yes, i love the "black nail varnish" and the outrageous outfits they used to wear!

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Posted: 06 Jan 07, 04:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't know for offstage and onstage clothes bought in stores but: some Queen costumes and clothes have been designed by Zandra Rhodes: I've visited her website, some stuff still have the same feelings her designs had in the 70's.


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