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This photo was posted on original modernist facebook page with background story by the owner. I compiled all his comments down below:"Hounslow mods July 66 week before England won world cup.note the bracesit was nothing to do with skinheads we were looking for a new look too many mods about by 66we got the braces that day shop only had 4 so 3 of us had to wait a daywe were looking for something new by 66 the small clubs were closeing the who passed thier best.we were not...
How do u fit ur head through turtleneck if it's made of shirt fabric ?????The only way I would guess is done like this:http://www.mendozamenswear.com/?p=3801But it doesn't look like that in ur illustration
Just joking about the musical punchout The only thing I wanted to point out is that I think the JA music selection is better nowadays.
...but we do (recognise them... well at least I guess so, I wasn't there of course) That's why so many british DJ's like playing in mainland europe... couldn't believe people knew and sang along the tunes word for word.Your generation where the best when it was about the clothes.. but we win the musical punchout! (and you have to remember Jim Cox played a big part in our current favorites).Favorite (for the lads that is), and a tune that wouldn't be popular if not for...
Regarding the whole DJ's and 'obscure' tunes (Motown > Northern Soul) thing. Personally speaking, and this is a opinion formed from the Reggae scene rather then the NS scene. I know we kinda created our own 'Nothern Soul'-like hit chart for Reggae amongst the young skinheads, Reggae Revive guys and 60s jamaican music fans in mainland europe, but most popular tunes bore me to death in the reggae, and seriously... Double Barrel is just plain annoying, Return of Django...
There's no american cravat, I watched the video again. That's blur and lightning. The other observation is correct though!
What about these kids... This is from 1970 (according to description). The middle kid even has the back of his hair like The Jam-era Paul Weller haha. Also note the middle fella with his unbuttoned shirt. You hardly (or won't) see that in today's scene, because it won't go unnoticed with the skinhead fashion police That's the difference between now and then, they are not living in a box of regiments.Also note the kid with (looks like) nr.1 in the back, while his mates...
By the way here's some pictures I haven't seen posted here: This one is a Metalwork class 1968-1969. I spot a few kids who might be in the know. These could've been poste already, cannot remember:
I wondered if that's a pocket square in his shirt, fella on the right:Possibly.But when you think about it, with all that one upmanship... stuff like this was bound to happen.+ Even with something naff like that, this fella looks, 100 times more classy then those model kids from DM.
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