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"Always in style (even today!) Love the hair, too!" Teddy Girl series by Ken Russell, 1955 vintage style fashion retro street found girl in cigarette pants loafers sweater hair

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 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…

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Mods, Mod is a British youth subculture , Focused on music and fashion, Significant elements of the mod subculture include fashion (often tailor-made suits); and motor scooters (usually Lambretta or Vespa).

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Like fashion, sunglasses have trends. Just as the sixties styles are back for everything from mod furniture to funky fashion, so are the sunglasses.

Popular Photography Magazine: Mods and Rockers by Photographer ~ Horst A. Friedrichs

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.

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The Mods, Portobello Road, © Philip Townsend 2012 The Mod movement has become an almost revered style and culture to contemporary nostalgists.

Mods and rockers in Brighton.

eCahill on Culture & Society in Creative Media: Mods & Rockers

Mods and Rockers

Young Hollywood found Rockers a popular look - a homage to Marlin Brando. Others, outside Hollywood, were just looking for an excuse to fight.


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