Month: October 2006

Baracuta Cord G9 Harrington jacket

There seems to be something of a split over these Baracuta Cord G9 Harrington jackets – you either love them or hate them! Essentially these are still classic G9 Harringtons – however, rather than the traditional lightweight jacket, these are a needle cord, which is obviously a little heavier – […]

John Peel's Perfumed Garden

Radio Caroline is/was the most the well-known pirate radio station, but it wasn’t the most popular – that was Radio London. John Peel started work on the station in early 1967, taking on the late night show. The station was mainly top 40, but Peel realised his bosses weren’t paying […]

Jaeger London – 60s-inspired fashion

I can’t say I’m a big Jaeger shopper, but their new menswear range – under the name Jaeger London – might be worth a look. It’s their attempt at pitching at a younger audience, but rather than going for a bad "mod" range, they claim their range is more inspired […]

Prince Buster ska t-shirt

Spotted online is this Prince Buster t-shirt, featuring the man complete with a slightly wonky pork pie hat. It’s made by Anon and is a brown t-shirt with mustard lettering. As well as the image of the ska legend, the wording says "The king of ska – Prince Buster – […]

Topman's pea coat on a budget

Most good quality pea coats from a heritage maker will set you back £160 upwards. You get what you pay for – but if that price is a bit rich for you, Topman currently has a pea coat for just £70. In terms of look, it’s not very different from […]

Women's 60s Twiggy t-shirts at M&S

Rather than do the pink thing, Marks and Spencer are doing something a little different for Breast Cancer Awareness Month – they’re doing t-shirts for women with a classic 60s Twiggy image emblazoned on the front. Apart from that, there’s not much else to say about it – it’s got […]

Budgie DVD competition winners

Another competition ends – this time for the Budgie DVDs. The winners drawn out are: David Simpson (Bristol, UK)Mark Armstrong (Edinburgh, UK)Chris Allen (Kendal, UK) – DVDs off to you this weekend all being well. Another DVD competition coming very soon.

The Times albums reissued

Good news for fans of The Times – the albums This Is London and I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape are being reissued on the newly-formed Art Pop label through Cherry Red, with a release date for both of Monday 23rd October. Both were originally released in 1983, both are reissued […]