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Tailor Made Mod Suit

I'm off to Thailand this month and I thought it would be a great excuse to get a few things tailor made for my 'mod' outlook. I've never really been able to afford a tailor made suit and if I did I'd have no real idea as what to ask for to get a…

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The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Im sure this would not be to everyones taste, but with a long drink and low lights, I love it."
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frames replied to Motown's item Mod~The Importance of a Label?
"I'm not sure if when I was younger it was really about labels as we now think of them; it's certainly true that the only polo shirts to wear were FP, but that could be because FP were the only polo shirts available, same with Desert Boots - I think…"
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Motown replied to Varluche's item Harrington jacket for winter
"I'll wear this lightly padded Baracuta G9 for J.Crew in Autumn or when on a scooter. 
defiantly keeps the chill off. "
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Kai replied to Motown's item Mod~The Importance of a Label?
"When it comes to polo shirts, I was willing to try new brands but always return to the good old Fred. Lacoste is ok with me, but I don´t see why I should pay up to 25€ extra for the same quality when swapping the laurel for a crocodile. Same thing w…"
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George O'Sullivan replied to Kai's item Books
"Would say you are original to Kai but to be fair to john revival mod is a fair tag for us young ones lol
Got to say while it would have been great to have been in at the start of the mod movement I would then have been to old for the revival which f…"
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Andy Ingram replied to Kai's item Books
"Yep, I think my comments got lost on this thread. I loved it. Great to hear stories from people that were actually part of the various stages of mod rather than just an author's take on it. It's also nice to have a bit more input from North of the W…"
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Hi guys, here is a link to my website if anyone is interested in finding out more about an anthology I have just published called 'What We Heard From the Sea', which is a collection of writings and artworks that are inspired by the sea, created by c…
George O'Sullivan replied to Mod Goddess's item This Old Thing - Channel 4
"Gave it a watch MG it was alright as program's go mainly woman's vintage with some nice things but got to say prices for this stuff was over the top. Judging by what you have posted on here you are sitting on a small fortune."
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George O'Sullivan replied to Kai's item Books
"Think you have a fair point Kai mod was a youth movement though I would think unless there is another major revival it cannot be classed as that now. As for classing yourself a mod now think you have a fair point for us all but given that it is some…"
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frames replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Good To Me As I Am To You - Aretha. "If you had a dollar and I had a dime...""
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Dr Feelbad replied to Kai's item Books
"Ravers' dress was a kind of "'music-hall-cum-riverboat-cum-contemporary-folk-art' with Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol decorated bowlers, umbrellas, striped trousers, elegant jackets. The chicks had long hair, wore ban-the-bomb type uniforms…"
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John an original modernist replied to Kai's item Books
"Wow! This research is invaluable to all Mods and cultural historians. Keep it coming, I'm sure everybody is enthralled."
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Dr Feelbad replied to Kai's item Books
"'In a 1962 New Statesman article, George Melly described 'An All-Night Rave at the Alexandra Palace', a "'trad' ball" where "Band followed band from 9.30 P.M. until 7.30 A.M. the next morning. The audience were dressed almost without exception in 'r…"
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Dr Feelbad replied to Kai's item Books
"was Acker Bilk an original modernist? haha"
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Dr Feelbad replied to Kai's item Books
"Anyone read this yet?"
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