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Original Sex Pistols print. God Save The Queen Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images

The world says goodbye to original punk trailblazer Jamie Reid

The visionary designer who helped define the punk aesthetic of the 1970s has passed away, plus more news you missed

Jamie Reid, the visionary designer who, alongside Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren, helped to define the aesthetic of the punk movement passed away this week at 76. You may not be familiar with his name, but Reid was behind an album cover you surely do know – Never Mind The Bollocks, by the Sex Pistols, plus cover art for singles including “God Save The Queen” and “Anarchy in the UK”.

Chopping up letters from newspapers, piercing the monarch’s lips with a safety pin, and subverting imagery like the Union Jack flag, Reid’s works got him into big trouble. Beyond calls of treason, he was viciously attacked for wearing a Sex Pistols t-shirt in the street, with a mob laying into him and breaking his leg in four places. Still, he continued to push back against authoritarianism and spent much of his life fighting back against bigotry, racism, and injustice. Get to know him better in this great AnOther article

In other fashion news this week, Bella Hadid returned to Instagram to give an update on her health, fast fashion was at it again, this time ripping off a Loewe look worn by Beyoncé on her Renaissance tour, and Copenhagen Fashion Week kicked off in pouring rain and gale-force winds – but somehow, the street style was still giving.

For everything else you missed, click through the gallery below.