Life.Style.etc really wishes that men would dress up more. Quit wearing jeans and do the dandy thing. If only every Tom, Dick or Harry was more like Tommy Nutter, who swept into Savile Row in 1969 and transformed the stuffy world of tailoring forever. Who wore Nutters? Who didn’t? Three out of four Beatles did as they crossed the road on the cover of Abbey Road (shame on you George Harrison). Mick married Bianca wearing a white Nutters suit. And later on, Tommy Nutter designed the Joker’s costumes in the 1989 Batman film. Important and era-defining, yes and yes. You can see wonderful Tommy Nutter creations in all their glory in The Fashion and Textile Museum’s exhibition, Rebel On The Row, which runs 20 May – 22 October 2011.

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