Month: November 2010

Miss Selfridge Petites shift dress

A 60s-style number, with enough detailing to make it stand out from the crowd – this Miss Selfridge Petites shift dress. New in and in what's described as a camel colour. it's got a classic sleeveless shift dress shape, but with the added detailing of that collar with trim, three […]

Hip City Cats NYE in Southend

If you happen to be in the Southend area on New Year's Eve, check out Hip City Cats. DJ Scully will be joined by Dean Chalkley, Si Cheeba, Skinhead John and Chad Fredrick for some vintage R&B, northern soul, boogaloo and ska at the Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend, running […]

eBay watch: London Dossier paperback

Not really a useful travel guide in 2010, but back in 1967, Len Deighton's London Dossier might just have got you around the world of 'swinging' London. Deighton was asked to produced a contemporary travel guide for the city and in turn, used writers who were part of the London […]

BrandAlley – 'mod' labels discounted

I know I've just featured a recent addition to the John Smedley range, but I'm going to mention the label again, as part of a wider story about BrandAlley. But if you want to get a bargain, you might have to be quick. I might be slow on the uptake […]

John Smedley Continent polo shirt

If it's cold outside, your mind might be straying towards the world of knitwear. If so, John Smedley has a fine selection as ever, including this John Smedley Continent long-sleeved polo shirt. A timeless design, the kind of thing that has done well for John Smedley for many years. And […]

Madness by Ben Sherman range

I'm not featuring these because I like them. Far from it. But if nothing else, the Madness by Ben Sherman range is a talking point. A rather strange collaboration between a mod-related label (at least, once upon a time) and 'bloke' band Madness, it offers up polo shirts, a Harrington […]

Vintage camera apps for iPhone

I wrote an article yesterday about turning your iPhone into a vintage camera, which proved very popular on Retro To Go. As the apps to do it have also been much talked about on the Modculture forums, I thought I would open out the best vintage camera apps for iPhone […]

Ray Davies curates Meltdown 2011

Great news about the next Meltdown festival in 2011 at the Southbank Centre – it's curated by Ray Davies. The news was announced today, with Davies sorting out the line-up for a festival that will take place across the Southbank Centre site and 'reflect the diversity of his career and […]