Making A Scene With Lauren Laverne [6 Music]



As part of The Sound of Style season on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music , Lauren Laverne goes on a whistle-stop tour of British fashion to look at how musical subcultures have shaped people's style over the last 50 years.

Along the way she'll be joined by Barbara Hulanicki, founder of iconic shop Biba and famous hang out to The Rolling Stones and the Kinks. Designer Pam Hogg talks to her former muse and partner in rebellion Siouxsie Sioux. Don Letts and Pauline Black from The Selector talk about two tone and the influence of Jamaican culture on British style and Steve Lamacq heads down to Camden to buy his 21st pair of Dr Marten boots, looking at the enduring appeal the brand has had within subculture.

All this is woven together with the some of the best bands that have sound-tracked alternative fashion throughout the ages, from the sharp tailoring of The Small Faces to the billowing blouses of The Smiths.

The programme forms part of 6 Music and BBC Four's ongoing Sound of Style season celebrating the love affair between fashion and music. Episode two of 'Oh You Pretty things' airs next Wednesday on BBC Four at 9pm. It will be sound-tracked by Stuart Maconie and narrated by our own queen of style Lauren Laverne.