Punk was a music style, cultural group and associated fashion and cultural behaviours popularised on Earth during the 1970s and 80s. Along with rock and roll and hippies, it was part of the 20th century's many subcultures. (PROSE: No Future)
He's part of the Establishment. He's a pig!
Culture[edit | edit source]
Fashion[edit | edit source]
Punk fashion was influenced by the counter-cultural movement associated with the punk music and behaviours.
Fashion items made of leather such as leather jackets and jeans so tight as to appear sprayed-on, were also part of the punk look. (PROSE: Eternity Weeps, Rags) More violent fashion items such as leather gloves with spikes and hard wearing leather boots were also part of the punk anarchist fashion. (PROSE: Rags)
Body piercings such as pierced eyebrows and tongue formed part of the punk fashion and any body piercings of a sizeable degree were associated with punk as a result. (PROSE: Eternity Weeps, Interference - Book One, Rags)
Hair and the individualisation of it away from the more clear cut styles of the rock and roll era, with colourful or additions such as metallic highlights, spiky designs or mohawk styles being popular with punk styles. (PROSE: No Future, Eternity Weeps, Rags, Blue Box)
Other cultural groups[edit | edit source]
Negative associations[edit | edit source]
Punks often were associated with negative situations due to their anarchic origins and associations with subcultures, as a result "punk" was also used as a minor insult. (PROSE: No Future, The Face Eater, The Ghosts of N-Space)