Issue 74

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12 Issue 74 / 2015 FASHION Fashion timeline: Bucket hats There's only one way to top your head this summer and that's with a bucket hat. What started out as a purely functional bit of kit got a urban twist in the eighties and nineties, before falling out fashion, only to be seen on shifty, shuffling fellas at the back of the rave. Thankfully, hip hop and high fashion have stepped up – the bucket is back 1940s – The Israeli Defence Force needs protection from the fierce sun. Floppy brimmed bucket hats were born. 1979 – Sugarhill Gang rock bucket hats in 'Rapper's Delight', and the headgear goes hip hop for the first time. 1964 – Gilligan, of Gilligan's Island, brings the bucket to US television screens. 1983 – LL Cool J sports a Kangol number and proceeds to rock a bucket hat for basically the rest of the decade. Early to mid 90s – Liam Gallagher wears a range of hats turning the bucket into a Britpop symbol. 2000 – Kevin and Perry take the bucket to Ibiza in the seminal Kevin And Perry Go Large. 2005 – Tony Yayo brings the bucket hat back to hip hop when he sports a white number in the video for 'Curious'. Late 2000s – The hip hop community embrace the bucket once more; Cam'ron, Diddy, Eminem, Ja Rule, Fat Joe, Earl Sweatshirt, J Cole, Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Nas, Mac Miller all top one 2014 - Chris Brown sports a colourful bucket in his video for 'Loyal'. Rihanna, also a devotee of the bucket, is seen wearing one in her post-World Cup final photo with German footballer Mario Götze. 2015 – Expect London streets and festival fields to be awash with buckets this summer 2013 – ScHoolBoy Q rarely emerges without a bucket. Not surprising given that he once said "I don't spend money on nothing, besides my daughter, bucket hats and weed." An LL Cool J for our times. The bucket also goes high fashion as supermodel Anja Rubik dons one for the cover of Spanish Vogue.

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