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Mod Revival

Our latest Style Sheet looks at the mod subculture of the for inspiration. So grab the harrington, polish up the wing mirrors and get some mod style.

Mods The modernist movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s was heavily influenced by Italian fashion. The increase in youth employment saw a rise in juvenile spending. The congregation of the like-minded at cafes and nightclubs fuelled an obsession with clean-cut fashions and black American R&B bands or British bands influenced by them, such as the Small Faces and the Who: the three-button, 14” bottom, mohair suit, fishtail parkas, Fred Perry polos, Hush Puppies, a Vespa with 20 or more…

The 10 best British youth cultures

68. This Is England (2006). Shane Meadows’ most personal film and maybe his best, This Is England brilliantly captures 1980s England, the skinhead subculture and the white nationalist movement as seen through the eyes of the brilliant Thomas Turgoose’s 12 year-old Shaun.

This Is England Shane Meadows’ most personal film and maybe his best, This Is England brilliantly captures England, the skinhead subculture and the white nationalist movement as seen through the eyes of the brilliant Thomas Turgoose’s 12 year-old Shaun

Mods on scooters, London, 1960s

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The Specials. They look like a bunch of young men you would not like to me meet in a forgotten alley way.

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Phil Daniel's mod Jimmy Cooper advertising denim from 1965 in a still from the film Quadrophenia, United Kingdom, 1979, by Levi's.

lucienballard: “Phil Daniels mod Jimmy Cooper advertising denim from 1965 in a still from the film Quadrophenia, United Kingdom, by Levi’s.

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