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Mod~The Importance of a Label?

 Mods aren't into labels, can that be true? In the hope of lively but civil discussion i'd like to play Devil's Advocate. I argue that mods were/are extremely partial to labels.   60's mods sort out Fred Perry, Levis and Clarks Desert boots…

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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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Books

I thought it would be worthwhile to start a new discussion on books. To narrow it down a bit, I suggest we stick to the more or less mod- related books; I wouldn´t want to bother you with each and every novel I´ve read. Among the ones I´ve read…

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 Mods aren't into labels, can that be true?In the hope of lively but civil discussion i'd like to play Devil's Advocate. I argue that mods were/are extremely partial to labels.  60's mods sort out Fred Perry, Levis and Clarks Desert boots etc,etc,et…
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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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Kai replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"New LP by what in my opinion is one of the BIG contemporary mod bands: Button Up from Glasgow. Sad to learn their original singer left in the meantime..."
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"That's for sure Chris ;-)"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item Brighton Mod Weekender 2014
"I am sure we will make up for it next year Motown."
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Motown replied to Chris Cameron's item Brighton Mod Weekender 2014
"Just to echo Chris,have a great time and as I won't be going this year either. I'll catch you next time :-)"
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Just a wee post to say to everyone who is going to Brighton this weekend to have a fantastic time. I know it does not really need anyone to tell you to do so as that will happen anyway.Sadly this year myself and the crowd I go around with will be ab…
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A nice wee photo taken at Colin Coyle's 50th birthday bash. (so must have been around ten years ago ha ha)Algie (or Lord Lucan) Andy, Me, and Billy. Jo is in the background.
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Chris Ward replied to Chris Ward's item Tailor Made Mod Suit
"Hi all,

Apologies for no reply. Being away is hard to get wifi on my phone let alone type a message! I've taken everything on board and I'll update you when I finally get to Bangkok to get my suit made from the bloke recommended in Parka Avenue!"
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"First album really was the best if you haven't heard it, check out life on earth "
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Dave Davies replied to Varluche's item Harrington jacket for winter
"Sorry to bump an od thread but does anyone know where I could get a harrington style jacket with plain lining instead of tartan?

thanks."
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Axel Wall replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Thanks alot Kai!"
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Kai replied to Kai's item Books
"Sad but true, George, hahaha!"
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George O'Sullivan replied to Kai's item Books
"Plus if there was another revival we would be classed as mutton dressed as lamb lol"
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Kai replied to Kai's item Books
"... yeah, tricky, George, shouldn´t be too big or too commercial, though!"
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Kai replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Really smart, Axel."
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Mod Goddess replied to Mod Goddess's item This Old Thing - Channel 4
"Cheers Paddy! Haven't heard from you in a while. Not fair having no chat room anymore! ;-( LOL! Anyway, Dawn seems nicely dressed, IMHO."
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