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

Quadrophenia - Phil Daniels tells all (links to Daily Fail!).

If I had a pound for every time someone mentioned my intimate scene with Leslie Ash I'd be very rich: Phil Daniels on his big break

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Fotos lackierter Vespas in der Lackierung Rosso Corallo Viele weitere…

“superseventies:  Mods on scooters in Carnaby Street, London, during the filming of Steppin Out, 1979. Photo by Paul Wright.  ”

Mods on scooters in the Carnaby Street area of London filming ‘'Steppin’ Out’' Photo by Paul Wright, summer the summer of the Mod revival.

Vicky McClure in This is England 86

Vicky McClure in This is England 86 Main reason I cut my hair and bought a big black combie!

Lambretta Scooter, Vespa Scooters, Piaggio Vespa, Vespa Girl, Scooter Girl, Toned Girls, Italian Scooter, Vintage Vespa, Girl Motorcycle

Cult: A scene from cult film Quadrophenia, based on the mod subculture, in which Vespa and Lambretta scooters were central

Fancy a date with one of these? Lambretta calendar from 1969 features sexy girls, bikinis... oh, and a few scooters


The Mod movement, a super cool british subculture (The Blonde Salad)

Mod style x

Where i was from most estates were all skins or punks. When we met Mods always they ended up dragged off Scooters, Ayr Weird go on a bit most become Scooter boys as did Skins into Psycobilly. Casuals,Ravers to snowflakes now.

Alley between East Street and Little East Street, Brighton, England

Phil Daniels as Jimmy Cooper in 'Quadrophenia' Best film ever.