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Bettina replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"As the easiest way to buy second Hand is the internet it is always difficult with fitting. I buy Dresses, jackets and coats second Hand and tried also shoes even though I feel like Kai a bit uneasy and as result I got some lucky purchases but often…"
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Bettina replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Sunny day, 26°C
short sleeve top (made from a too short Dress) with a neck scarf - original from siexties
no name Slim trousers
flat sling backs sixty style"
2 hours ago
Frames replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Hahaha - absolutely. Go out looking dapper and spraunce, like something out of  a shop window. Come 5am....well, no photos, please :)"
3 hours ago
graham montague replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Not to mention the cigarette burns Frames, and the skillful invisible repair on one knee where the previous owner had collapsed onto the pavement outside his favourite night spot."
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Frames replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Yeah, but how many fivers did you find ? I do think that is the absolute test of whether or not an item really belonged to a mod :)) When you went out on a night you had your cash split across three or four pockets (in case of being dipped), then a…"
18 hours ago
Alan S replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"I`ve bought many second hand clothes from John Smedley sweaters to paisley scarves, I think, some good bargains can be had ;-)"
19 hours ago
Frames replied to Kai's item THE PRINTED WORD
"Don't know if I'd describe it as an eye-opener, but it does concentrate the mind."
21 hours ago
The Snow Runner replied to Gary D''s item Mod Jazz & Blues in The MusicBox Sessions
"Sorry to hear that. He was a true pioneer and a genius of the recording art."
22 hours ago
Frames replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"That's right about second-hand clothes; the places you buy them from never clean them, just a quick run over with a steamer. If I bought something described as 'genuine mod vintage' - a suit, say, or a jacket - I would expect to find the stains of d…"
Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item Mod Jazz & Blues in The MusicBox Sessions
"Rudy Van Gelder - Mr. Blue Note R.I.P. 

Born: November 2, 1924, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Died: August 25, 2016, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States

graham montague replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Some and some for me. I am always wary of bringing moths eggs home on textiles, but I have often bought vintage silk scarves and pocket squares and put them in the freezer for a month before carefully washing and ironing them. Iv'e been doing the si…"
graham montague replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Thanks Stan, There are of course others, but that's what I put on the internet. For my money, The Dave Clark Five's Glad All Over has to be the No. 1 most "Mod song there", and a personal favourite, even today."
Happiness Stan replied to Gary D''s item "Listen To This"
Kai replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
""Montague" blue twill trousers- Graham, have you had a hand in this...?"
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Second hand Rose ?

Hi guys , OK , what's your take on buying second hand clothes or shoes ? Would you may be consider it "beneath you", or do you regularly shop the," used", market for bargains and may be items you may not be willing  to spring for ,or able to afford…

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9 Replies · Reply by Bettina 2 hours ago


Having just noticed that the initiator of the latest "book" thread left the site taking the discussion with him, it's my turn again to revive it; being too important a topic to be dropped, imo. Having finished "Get Carter" by Ted Lewis over the…

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235 Replies · Reply by Frames 21 hours ago

What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet! I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I…

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6331 Replies · Reply by Kai yesterday

Cool Pictures

In order to honour MG Ace Face, and to carry the torch for the (hopefully short) time while he's gone (and I'm confident he'll return), let's revive Motown's thread, which is far too good to be forgotten... Here's to you, Mr Motown!

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Memorial day for the events of 13th November, countless Tricolours graced balconies and other improvised available spaces, armed police stood in groups on corners outside cafe's; aside from that Paris got on with its main business - enjoying life. La Mechanique Ondulatoire is a regular live music venue (24 days out of the 30 available in November) tucked away in a side street and occupying three floors with the live music space in the cellar, a very cavern-esque setting with exposed stone arch walls, the stage at one end and bar at the other. They also have a generous happy-hour with two cocktails for 10Euro, so the scene was nicely set.

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