The IVAC research centre was proud to co-host with Strange Attractor Press the launch of Dr. Fred Vermorel’s new book, ‘Dead Fashion Girl: A Situationist Detective Story’, on Thursday 3 October. The book is ‘A crime and a six-decade cover-up: the death of a fashion designer in the cesspit of vice and violence that was 1950s London’. Dr. Vermorel is the author of a number of books, including on Kate Bush, Kate Moss, the Sex Pistols, Vivienne Westwood, Starlust: The Secret Fantasies of Fans, and Queen Victoria’s Lovers: Erotomania & Fantasy.