The Look's bank holiday Modrophenia

I’ve yet to pick up The Look by Paul Gorman, which is much to my embarassment, as it’s been described as pretty much essential and easily one of the best books ever written on the development of mid to late 20th century UK style and fashion and its influences. If […]

Football fashions of 1966

The picture to your right is Bobby Moore and Martin Peters having a wander near England’s team hotel in 1966, taken from a fantastic new book of unseen photos taken around the World Cup of 1966 – 1966 Uncovered. Many aren’t taken on the football pitch – and that’s the […]

White Bicycles by Joe Boyd

The full title is White Bicycles: Making Music In The 1960s by Joe Boyd – and if you have an interest in the 60s music scene, particularly the later 60s British scene, this forthcoming book looks like being pretty much essential. Joe Boyd was a music promoter, record producer and […]

Book sales are back!

Well, after a bit of tinkering with the scripts and trying to work out what stock has sold or not, the book sales section has returned. Take your pick from a selection of mod, 60s, vintage books at the following page: Needless to say, much more stock will be filtered […]

Essential Retro book release

I love gadgets and gizmos – and I also love retro style. So this book certainly looks of interest to me. Essential Retro: The Vintage Technology Guide by James Graham presents classic electronics, vintage gadgets, and magnificent machines. The book covers cameras, audio, televisions, computers, video games, vehicles, toys, musical […]

Meet Richard 'Mods' Barnes

With the festive season fast approaching, what better time could there be to quiz the author of the best selling style bible, Mods!? From 4pm on Sunday December 11th at Filthy Macnastys, 68 Amwell Street, London EC1, you can do just that when Richard Barnes will be there to talk […]

Go retro in London

As Billy Liar once said: "London is a very, very big place". So if you want to find the best retro shops in a short space of time, you need a guide. Rather than dragging a local around with you, why not pick up a copy of Clive Dunkley’s "Essential […]