The Joy of Division
There's no doubt about the fact that Joy Division can be accounted for influencing numerous people and trends which are currently on display around the world and in popular culture... From Christopher Bailey and Burberry's latest ad campaign to the somber and gothic look of many collections out today... Be it the look of Alexander Wang or Chronicles of Never even Ksubi... I suggest a look into this band and who is taking their cues from this era of post punk decadence... Given the look and feel of the Smiths... The Cure and many bands alike from this time period. The band and this image can be accounted as an influence on many looks within the fashion world today.
To me it's amazing how a band with such a small time on the scene can influence countless others from looks to hooks and more.
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