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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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3 Replies · Reply by Chris Cameron 2 hours ago

Amazing B sides

Over the past few years I have started to collect some fantastic vinyl 45s again. Some have been bought from car boot sales for next to nothing and others I have paid a few quid for, although to be honest I have not paid more than £12 yet. I already…

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418 Replies · Reply by Chris Cameron 8 hours ago

A Mods Mod

As much as I like the swinging 60's look on a girl, this straight hard look has always been my kinda girl. What's your favourite look, 60's swing, straight butch or as they say both ways? And girls please feel free to join in on your look for the…

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18 Replies · Reply by frames 17 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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4626 Replies · Reply by Gary D' 17 hours ago

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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    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 real…
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