11/14/15 at 6:23am
Posts by Gsvs5
11/11/15 at 7:55am
Cordings are very good indeed .been around a long time now and were bailed out I believe by Eric Clapton when it looked like they might go under.Top quality and prices to match.Edwins are the best value Japanese denim IMO ,but they change the cuts every season,so you need to keep checking the fit.The Nashville is a constant favorite for a decent higher rise fit .If money is no object I would suggest Iron Heart 1955S as the best out there at this time.$300 a pr though.
10/16/15 at 8:10am
That's certainly my take on it Con man,and the reason i followed this particular Forum.Although there are some very good and interesting contributions from younger folk,I tend to skip over quite a bit.Even to the point of posts from members in the US and Australia as I believe it to be a different scene to what I had grown up with.I was 13-14 in 1970 so I would imagine was similar in many ways to someone of that age in any generation that followed.The difference I suppose...
10/15/15 at 9:15am
10/14/15 at 12:25pm
I meant by a kid today going out and buying modern equivalent items,not dead stock or vintage.impossible is of course an exageration,but highly unlikely.My recollection is that By the time the MA-1 got noticed beyond Watford -it was over,and hence they were not really adopted universally.that and their scarcity.I only ever saw green surplus worn,so I suppose that fueled the desire for them when repros appeared 10 years or so later in every color.and they were everywhere.
10/13/15 at 9:27pm
I don't think this or any other Forum regarding style would remain vibrant if that was to be the case.The whole look of the original Mod through Suedehead period as discussed here was based on the subtleties and details,so I would argue that there was a good chance anyone who was unable to interpret those latent pointers ,would indeed look like a "sack of shit"Without getting in the whole MA-1 debate too much,the silhouette of the original Military issue jackets and Surfer...
10/4/15 at 7:25am
If I was to have a gamble on it ,I would say American.The Louvred windows on the door and the Paul McCobb style table pushes me in that direction. As an interesting aside Clousseau,I once had a business in New York and sold a set of original vintage Paul McCobb tables to the design Director of a Parisian Museum.The shipping costs were almost as much as the tables,but that didn't matter
10/1/15 at 5:38am
9/26/15 at 6:44am
I have mentioned before how IMO the transition from mod/skin/suede was seamless.I think this photo captures what I recall exactly.The lad has the very desirable evenly faded jeans,cropped Shetland sitting exactly at the waist and the length on the jeans,just right.The cardigan,slightly shorter trousers make a different statement and move away
9/23/15 at 6:35am
I suppose it depended on where you were living.From my own experience it was a regular Monday night thing as we had a major venue in the town that held up to 3000 people IIRC? The Midlands and the North were well served on the live Soul circuit. Never did see any live Ska/Reggae etc though? The two biggest shows I saw were The Drifters and Major Lance.The whole building seemed to vibrate to the beat.Incredible really that these acts could regularly fill a provincial...