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Act Sexy

  • Object:

    Baseball cap

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1990 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bernstock & Speirs (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton jersey with vinyl

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Baseball cap of black cotton jersey with black and white vinyl decoration.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1990 (made)


Bernstock & Speirs (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton jersey with vinyl

Object history note

Registered File number 1990/160.

Descriptive line

Baseball cap 'Act Sexy' of cotton jersey with vinyl, designed by Bernstock & Speirs, Great Britain, 1990

Labels and date

Bernstock & Speirs, England
Black cotton jersey knit with black and white vinyl decoration
Spring/Summer 1990

As one of London's most prominent young fashion duos Paul Bernstock and Thelma Speirs are credited with changing the image of hats. Part of a group of fashion rebels, they surfaced in the British club scene of the early 1980s.

Their designs range from classic styles with a twist to the outrageous. Inventive brochures show their hats worn by pop stars, actors and various media folk.

Given by Bernstock & Speirs
T.165-1990 []

Production Note

Spring/Summer 1990


Cotton jersey; Vinyl


Hats & headwear; Women's clothes; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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