Blitz 103 Sep 1991 Martin Scorsese by Frank W Ockenfels Blitz 69 Sep 1988 Willem Dafoe by Dana Fineman Blitz 47 Nov 1986 "Cosmopolitan!" by Mark Lewis Blitz 73 Jan 1989 Madonna by Herb Ritts Sep 91 Martin Scorsese by Frank W Ockenfels | Sep 88 Willem Dafoe by Dana Fineman | Nov 86 "Cosmopolitan" by Mark Lewis | Jan 89 Madonna by Herb Ritts

BLITZ magazine was a monthly media, fashion & pop culture magazine, founded in 1980 by university students Carey Labovitch and Simon Tesler. It was one of a trio of British "style" magazines which established a broad following internationally as well as in the UK, paving the way for the lads magazines of the early 1990s. It closed in 1991.

Among the many talented writers, photographers and stylists who contributed over the years were Iain R Webb, Nick Knight, Paul Morley, Fiona Russell Powell, Russell Young, Ian Parker, Susannah Frankel, Simon Garfield, Paul Mathur, Jim Shelley, Jonh Wilde, Richard Croft, Mark Cordery, Johnny Black, Mike Owen, Angie Errigo and Kim Bowen.

Blitz 77 May 1989 Mel Gibson by Terry O'Neill Blitz 17 Dec 1983 Siouxsie by Michael Kostiff Blitz 83 Dec Nov 1989 Grace Jones by Jean Paul Goude Blitz 16 Nov 1983 Rik Mayall by Steve Shipman May 89 Mel Gibson by Terry O'Neill | Dec 83 Siouxsie by Michael Kostiff | Nov 89 Grace Jones by Jean Paul Goude | Nov 83 Rik Mayall by Steve Shipman
Blitz 70 Oct 1988 Robert De Niro by Douglas Kirkland Blitz 18 Feb 1984 Pete Murphy by Eric Watson Blitz 9 Feb 1983 "At War" by Mike Owen Blitz 80 Aug 1989 Kirstin McCloy by Wilde & Behrendt Oct 88 Robert De Niro by Douglas Kirkland | Feb 84 Pete Murphy by Eric Watson | Feb 83 "At War" by Mike Owen | Aug 89 Kristin McCloy by Wilde & Behrendt


The BLITZ T-Shirt is back!
Iconic retro-cool now available
by mail from the V&A shop to tie
in with the superb
Club To Catwalk exhibition