Teenage Street Style

Teenage street style and fashion in late 1980's Dublin.

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Extended description

'Head to Toe' presenter Mary O'Sullivan talks to Irish teenagers about their style.

Filmed in the Grafton Street area of Dublin, the programme takes a look at youth culture, fashion and trends in Dublin. O'Sullivan talks to "goths", "cure-heads" and teenagers who prefer not to be labelled, about their clothes and music. They discuss why they dress the way they do and where they get their clothes.

Teenagers featured in this report include Emma Keogh, Siona Ryan, Beibhin Byrne, Lolo Wood, Mandy Lecomber, Linda Hanlon, Aisling O'Doherty and Yvette Brock.

Some of the teenagers like being part of a group while others prefer to express their individuality.

Further information

'Head to Toe' report on Dublin teenage street style from 3 February, 1989.

'Head to Toe' was a weekly lifestyle programme which focused on clothes and fashion. 'Head to Toe' ran for 10 series between 1988 and 1997. The first show was aired on 21 October 1988 and was presented by Francis Duff, Mary O'Sullivan and Marty Whelan.

Mary O'Sullivan described the show as "a magazine mix of everything to do with with clothes, people , the rag trade in general, personalities, swap shops, the nostalgia scene, people's private collections, country shopping and dresssing and budgets and even problems".

(RTÉ Guide, 14 October, 1988, p.6)

'Head to Toe' presenter Mary O'Sullivan talks to Irish teenagers about their style.

Filmed in the Grafton Street area of Dublin, the programme takes a look at youth culture, fashion and trends in Dublin. O'Sullivan talks to "goths", "cure-heads" and teenagers who prefer not to be labelled, about their clothes and music. They discuss why they dress the way they do and where they get their clothes.

Teenagers featured in this report include Emma Keogh, Siona Ryan, Beibhin Byrne, Lolo Wood, Mandy Lecomber, Linda Hanlon, Aisling O'Doherty and Yvette Brock.

Some of the teenagers like being part of a group while others prefer to express their individuality.

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Title Dublin Style
Title in English Dublin Style
Series title Head to Toe
Series title in English Head to Toe
Clip title Teenage Street Style
Provider RTÉ
Publisher / broadcaster RTÉ
Broadcast date 03/02/1989
Production year 1989
First broadcast channel RTÉ 1
Country of production IRELAND
Contributor Mary O'Sullivan (Reporter)
Genre Factual
Topic Lifestyle and consumerism
Thesaurus terms Fashion, Lifestyle & Leisure, Youth, People
Keywords Lifestyle, Consumerism, Style, Fashion, Music, clothes, Grafton Street, Mary O'Sullivan, Goths, Cureheads, Emma Keogh, Siona Ryan, Beibhin Byrne, Lolo Wood, Beibhin Byrne, Mandy Lecomber, Linda Hanlon, Aisling O'Doherty, Yvette Brock, Youth Culture
Geographical coverage Ireland, Dublin
Original language English
Language used English
Subtitle language -
Material type Video
Item type Part/extract
Item duration 02:08
Item colour Colour
Item sound Mono
Aspect ratio 4:3
Filename drlaweb_20111216_headtotoe_dubstyle_000208_p81_00090_19890203.mp4
Identifier EUS_AEFFC3BB323D415E8BA8C5DC462D780C
Original identifier P81/00090
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Relation type -
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