or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › Mod to Suedehead
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Mod to Suedehead - Page 876

post #13126 of 18711
Kingstonian. The suit in Next was better in colour/pattern but the material was poor,if it goes in the sale for £15 i will have the trousers. The M and S trousers are really nice material and they look good with my semi brogues and a white shirt,i would buy the suit but to be honest it would never get worn,a good price too i thought.
post #13127 of 18711
Clouseau. I think that French guys wearing Lacoste instead of Fred Perry makes good sense.I had a navy blue Lacoste in about 1982,very good quality and i liked it,since then i have developed a hatred of logos so i wouldnt buy one now.Now i am going to have to check out the French air force leather jackets.
post #13128 of 18711

Actual model

 

 

Ancient models. Note the arm pocket, close to MA1 style

 

 

 

CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), default quality

 

Paraboot "Michael", Nubuck version. i've got a pair. Norwegian stitching. Virtually indestructible.

 

post #13129 of 18711
Clouseau, Nice jackets,it must have made a good image with the Lacoste polos and paraboots,makes the statement that yes we are skins but we are French skins ( IMO ).In Italy i have seen gangs of Mod/skin/ street youths wearing polo shirts with red/white/green trim on collar and sleeves,the Italian flag colours to show that they are different.
post #13130 of 18711

You got it, Mate, french touch.

Complete the look with shaven heads, 501, and aviator sunglasses.

post #13131 of 18711
Clouseau. I know that you mentioned pin stripe trousers,but when you dressed up did you wear anything French or different to other countries skins ?
post #13132 of 18711

I never had one,but talking of thing I would never wear back in the day that I would have worn since is the Schott "Perfecto" motorcycle jacket.The early 80's Harley guys in Paris always seemed to wear the chocolate Brown ones which I never saw outside of France and really looked great IMO.Like the MA-1 it's a timeless classic.

post #13133 of 18711
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clouseau View Post

About polos.

I know that in England you usually button the polo to the top. This is a rule that comes from mod era, i think.

In my youth here, the rule was to have the top button undone, so that the collar makes a little V (like with a shirt BS style, top button unbuttoned).

Apparently in the time, listening to the Originals, you had in England different ways to adopt the style according to the areas.

 

Never, ever, did my T shirts up to the top (That's what they were called then !) Yes the Mods did it ,but from my recollection it died out untill  the Eighties mostly.Then along with regular shirts being done up to the top (Big Country etc) it seemed to come back.Maybe it was different in other areas,but not for us.It looks to formal IMO

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by kashmir View Post

you folks still catching on the more current music or do they become different scenes...? i know classic soul like smokey robinson, the miracles.. but did, say, james brown get some airplay? how bout hendrix? and furthermore the stone roses, massive attack...? too different?

 

I remember Purple Haze was a popular sound in the Soul clubs back then ,but it was the version by Johnny Jones and the King Casuals not Hendrix.

post #13134 of 18711
Quote:
Originally Posted by cerneabbas View Post

Clouseau. I know that you mentioned pin stripe trousers,but when you dressed up did you wear anything French or different to other countries skins ?

No, that was early eighties, and we were all looking towards England.

post #13135 of 18711
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clouseau View Post

Actual model

 

 

Typical French Pilots..........They need an f'ing condom pocket on the chest !rotflmao.gif

 

 

 

 

 

post #13136 of 18711

rotflmao.gifrotflmao.gif

 

 

post #13137 of 18711
Quote:
Originally Posted by cerneabbas View Post

roytonboy. Do you still avoid red when buying clothes ?, 

 

Absolutely! And if anyone gives me anything red (e.g. a running event t-shirt) I immediately dye it maroon or purple. Yes, pathetic and childish, I know..........

 

 

However, it goes beyond football allegiance ....... red just doesn't match anything else in my wardrobe. For the same reason I don't wear anything black, other than shoes or, on a rare occasion, a dinner jacket. I have a predominantly red tie which has navy, sky and white stripes. I bought it solely to wear with the  sky blue shirt I had for my Son's rugby tour. The club badge on the shirt is mostly red.


Edited by roytonboy - 6/22/13 at 11:09pm
post #13138 of 18711
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clouseau View Post

About pocket handkerchieves, i never wear a hanky and a tie together. 
A bit overdressed for me.
A tie only, or an open neck and an hanky.
That's personal, i know...

Here's a repeat of a pic, from 1968 or early 1969 I think, of me and 'Cockney Bob' wearing hankies which matched our Ben Shermans. It's been on the thread before, of course.

post #13139 of 18711
Chelsea - 1970



Dunno about this...

post #13140 of 18711
Ed Vaughan, In the Chelsea picture the lad on the right has a patch on his jeans,a bloke i work with was only saying the other day about those patches that were done on the inside of the jeans,later on i used to keep old jeans and used the back pockets for patches..... and probably looked pretty stupid .A couple of people are wearing those card hats/head band things that one of the newspapers used to give away on cup final day.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Streetwear and Denim
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Streetwear and Denim › Mod to Suedehead