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Before Punks There Were Sharpies: 40 Vintage Photos of Australia's Most Fashionable Gang From the 1960s and 1970s

The roots of the Sharpie subculture lie in the influx of European immigrants in Australia in the early 1960s. The name 'Sharpie' originated from the fashion; it was all about the clothes and looking sharp, and flash. The first wave of Sharpies from 1964 - 1970 were strongly influenced by the 1964 Rockers and the style of certain Italian migrants. Demeanor was tough, hair was short back and sides and clothing was custom made by European tailors, thus allowing for a blend of neo-thirties suave…

Punks in Greville Street, Prahran 1986 Melbourne Australia

Greville St. Prahan, Melbourne photo Rennie Ellis 1975

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Hipster Melbourne Meme

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Sharpie & Hare Krishna, Melbourne 1973 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive Melbourne Australia, Australia Travel, Melbourne Suburbs, Melbourne Victoria, Hare Krishna, Cultura Pop, Vintage Photographs, Back In The Day, We The People

Sharpie & Hare Krishna, Melbourne 1973

Sharpie & Hare Krishna, Melbourne 1973 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive

50 Amazing Black and White Photographs That Document Australian Life From the and ~ vintage everyday Milk And Pepper, Water People, Bay City Rollers, Documentary Photographers, Wife And Girlfriend, No One Loves Me, Celebrity Crush, We The People, Rock And Roll

Bay City Rollers Fans, Melbourne 1975

Bay City Rollers Fans, Melbourne 1975 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive

Kids hanging out in Windsor in Melbourne, Australia in 1976

The Gang, Windsor 1976

The Gang, Windsor 1976 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive

How does it feel to be the hipster capital of Australia? 21 Questions, This Or That Questions, Melbourne, Sydney, Water People, Close My Eyes, Funny People, My Man, We The People

How does it feel to be the hipster capital of Australia?

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Melbourne Sharps.

Melbourne gave birth to the Sharpies, or Sharps subculture. The name comes from their focus on looking and dressing "sharp". Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Joe Strummer, Melbourne Fashion, Teddy Boys, Street Culture, Youth Culture, Vintage Advertisements, We The People

CITY SHARPS - AUSSIE PUB ROCK BAND

70s Melbourne gave birth to the Sharpies, or Sharps subculture. The name comes from their focus on looking and dressing "sharp".

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VA - Sharpies attack !

The Sharpies loved their music tough, loud and simple. Suzi Quatro, Sweet, Sensational Alex Harvey Band, T-Rex, Gary Glitter and Bowie (as long as it was songs like "Rebel Rebel" or "Jean Genie"). But the most popular overseas group was Slade. They were probably bigger in Australia than anywhere else. "Slade Alive!" was played at every party I went to where there were Sharpies. When Slade toured with Status Quo in early '73, every gig was like a mass meeting of the Sharpie clans. Weirdly…

A group of Sharpies pose for a picture, Australian subculture,

Sharpies, Melbourne 1973

Sharpies, Melbourne 1973 | Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive