A Wild Ride Through Dance and Fashion History

March 26, 2012

In a little more than a minute and a half, this video takes you through a hundred years in British style—and dance. It zooms from Charleston-ing ’20s flappers to preppy ’50s swing babies to punked-out children of the ’80s. Created last year to announce the opening of Westfield Stratford City shopping center in London, it’s a clever bit of filmmaking that’s especially great because it puts dance right where it should be: at the center of it all, as important to each era as the clothes were. Check it out!