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Rude Boy

Rudy

Rudi

Rudie

are slanguage street

for the 1960’s Jamaican subculture, which

rocked a reggage inspired music mood and

a fashion flair of sharp suits and skinny ties.

(image from redbubble.com):

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RBL style is back!

Somerset House, London

is the venue for the summer exhibtion

The Return of the Rude Boy,

which examines the sartorial stance and music making

of the 21st century Rude Boy.

Curated by photographer and film maker

Dean Chalkley

and creative director

Harris Elliot

the exhibition showcases over 60 portraits of

individuals across the U.K. who embody the

spirit and quality of the modern Rudie

in dress,  grooming and music interests.

Michael Rose sings  “Rude Boy”

He’s back in town!

reggae rhythm,  dancehall-ability

There will even be a bona fide Rude Boy barber

at a pop-up station to tidy your look into Rudy style!

(Remember to book for a barber appointment.)

Return of the Rude boy

13 June – 25 August 2014
Daily 10.00-18.00
Terrace Rooms, South Wing
Free admission

Somerset House, London

for further information visit:

http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/return-of-the-rudeboy