Ask five different people what a mod is and you'll probably get five different answers, covering maybe five different decades. So here, basically, is what you need to know: "Modernists" started getting their kicks...
Ben Sherman: 50 years of style culture - in pictures
A look at Ben Sherman's new book to mark 50 years since the first brightly coloured, button-down shirt was stitched together in its Brighton factoryBen Sherman: 50 Years of British Style Culture by Josh Sims, £30, is published on 7 February
skinheads- the skinheads grew out of "hard mods" and were considered to be a subculture by the late 60s. Skinheads were "aggressively proletarian, puritanical and chauvinist...(55). Skinheads were characterized by "cropped hair, braces, short, wide levi jeans or functional sta-prest trousers, plain or striped button-down Ben Sherman shirts and highly polished Doctor Marten boots" (52). The skinheads drew from two incompatible sources, west indian immigrants and white working class culture.
distinguished terrace attire | original casuals - distinguished terrace attire
Original casuals is a collection of distinguished terrace attire grown out of three core principles Football, Fashion and friendship with maybe a splash...