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Sarah Collins at Scooterist Meltdown in Germany
Back in the day, Sarah Collins’ Dad, Phil, was one of the coolest mods in town.  He drove a customised Lambretta, wore the sharpest suits and was seen in all the right places.  But most of all he was e…
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The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Yes indeed Dr. They are from the budget Design Loake range but ok for those days when you don't want to risk Cheaney or Crockett and Jones."
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Dobie Gray's classic 'Out on the Floor' performed by new Northern Soul band Sarah Collins & Keep The Faith - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjraVcLc9us Check the band out at www.keepthefaith.band
John an original modernist replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Paloma. in his book Folk Devils & Moral Panics written in 1972, Stanley Cohen wrote an academic  analysis of the Mod versus Rocker phenomenon . I have not read it but my daughter, who is a Mod and has a Doctorate in social history saw our exchanges…"
18 hours ago
John an original modernist replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"That is generous of you Graham and Paloma, but it is an opinion. When I joined MG, my opinion of the sixties Mods was quite different. All I knew was that they had brought the name Modernists into disrepute by having massive punch ups with Rockers a…"
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Dr.John Dee replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Really like those. Are they rubber soled for the winter?"
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Mark Beasley replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"I like those links Graham..."
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graham montague replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Thanks HS.... they probably aren't fake, but they could be Rolled Gold, which you don't see anymore."
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graham montague replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"I would guess 80's Nick...... and it was probably owned by someone with enough nous to take proper care of a quality garment. I bought a lot of JS stuff at about that time, and the label looks familiar and it was commonly seen on many brands, along…"
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Nick replied to William Morton's item Second hand Rose ?
"Thanks for adding me.
I got this John Smedley knit in a charity shop in Twickenham a couple of weeks ago. I have never seen this kind of label before and it's calling itself pure new wool rather than a more up to date lambswool definition.
I have to…"
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Shia Pepper replied to Kai's item 1960s Advertisement and Posters
"One of my favourite pages of my dad's 60's comic book collection.
http://i.imgur.com/h3etPXK.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/CO3ldDh.jpg"
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Patrik FK, Luis del Valle-Inclán, Keith Finch and 41 more joined The Mod Generation
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victoria magee is now a member of Lancashire Mods
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graham montague replied to Kai's item Cool Pictures
"Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Haaaaaaaahhhhhh"
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graham montague replied to Kai's item Cool Pictures
"Those are hand-picked lapels, HS; once upon a time an indication of a hand-tailored jacket."
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Paloma Alcala replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Seconding what Graham said, thank you so much for the explanation of the difference between Modernists and Mods! And as the weather gets cooler here in the southern United States, I think you'll  see me posting here more often."
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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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17 Replies · Reply by Mark Beasley 23 hours ago

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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French Boutik and The Most - Paris 27Nov2015:

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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