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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1976 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
    Seditionaries (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Philip Sallon

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA16, shelf FIG4

Physical description

Bondage trousers, black cotton with straps and hardware between legs, hanging straps.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1976 (made)


McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
Seditionaries (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, metal

Object history note

Registered File number 1993/2220, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Punk UK 1976' (includes the top T.406-1995 and the jacket T.407-1995).

Philip Sallon was a punk style leader who wore this with heavy black eye make-up and a "horned" hairstyle that he likened to a Viking helmet or devil horns.

Descriptive line

Trousers, bondage trousers, black cotton, Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood, Britain, 'Seditionaries' Collection, 1976

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Described in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Punk UK 1976'.
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties


Cotton (textile); Metal


Men's clothes; Fashion; Streetstyle exhibition 1994


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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