• 'I wanted to be a living work of art': why Jordan is the queen of punk rock style

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    Adam Ant claimed she invented punk, with a take on clothes that still shocks more than 40 years later. Now, as Maisie Williams plays her in Danny Boyle's new series Pistol, Jordan's story is finding a new audience Introducing Jordan - AKA Pamela Rooke - in his 1991 punk history England's Dreaming, Jon Savage describes her life as “a pas de deux with outrage”. This was due to “an appearance so startling that, every time she stepped out the door, she put herself on the line”. See PVC, fishnets, rubber, XXXXL beehives, suspenders, casual nudity (she quite often wore nothing from the waist...
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