If I had to pick a time period, I’d pick the 60’s and be a mod. Typical of people who always want that they can’t have, I don’t have the legs for micro minis and am deathly afraid of scooters (or any two-wheeled transport). I would be a terrible mod.
In yesterday’s post, I talked about my dad and the punk movement in Dublin. Any street style phenomenon that predates digital cameras in Ireland is usually woefully underdocumented. Maybe it’s because Ireland is such a small country, maybe it’s because we’re all really lazy – who knows?
On top of that, Mod culture is also woefully underdocumented (at least in comparison with other subcultures like punk) so there’s not a lot to go on. But here are a few Mod Links…
|Mods go wild in Margate after a clash with rockers (source)|
For all things Mod, Modculture is the go-to place.
|Polka dot mod mini from Nod to Mod Vintage (could there be a more appropriate name for this shop?)|
Do you want to organise your very own Mod Club Night? Click here.
|Richard Nicoll’s collection for Fred Perry has more than a whiff of Mod to it.|
Listen to the Modcast – more music oriented, but worth a listen. Guests have included Matt Berry. Oh Matt. I love your dulcet tones.
|Minidress from Hellhound Vintage|
|From Dave’s Mod Photos|
Recollections of a Mod life (lots more pics here)
|Jumper Dress from Novella Bleu|