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Modernist Stockholm: A Guide to Stockholm for mods

Modernist Stockholm: A Guide to Stockholm for mods
Modernist Stockholm: A Guide to Stockholm for mods
Note that I independently write and research everything in this article. But it may contain affiliate links.

Been behind getting city guides up, so to make it easy for all concerned (including us), we’re going to condense single city guides into just one page. We’re kicking off with Stockholm, with thanks to Kim Dahlberg for his help in getting this up.

If you can help with any other city, do let us know by getting in touch.


Modern, preppy and casual with brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, Baracuta, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Our Legacy, Armor Lux, Alain Paine etc.
Two different shops located on Södermalm (Southern Island) of Stockholm and Norrmalm (north of city central)
Address: Kocksgatan 17, Södermalm and Upplandsgatan 50, Norrmalm
Tube: Medborgarplatsen (South store), Odenplan (North store)

Mod & Rocker
Clothes and shoes from brands like Fred Perry, Solovair, Brutus, Merc of London, Gloverall, Penguin, Farah, Marmalade, Ben Sherman. Should you need any altering, well, Tailor Bob works at the store and can help you out. They also have tons of spare parts for your scooter.
Address: Tulegatan 39
Tube: Odenplan

Nitty Gritty
Modern, preppy and high fashion with brands like A.P.C., Brooks Brothers, Church’s, Clarks, Fred Perry, Gloverall, John Smedley, Mackintosh, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Polo Ralph Lauren, Stone Island, Visvim etc.
Address: Krukmakargatan 26, also on Södermalm.
Tube: Mariatorget

Papercut (next to Nitty Gritty)
DVDs (Criterion Collection, art house, classics, box sets etc), books and magazines from all over the world. Great selection of rare and exclusives.
Address: Krukmakargatan 24-26, Södermalm.
Tube: Mariatorget

Our Legacy (next to Nitty Gritty and Papercut)
A swedish brand and a modernist must.
Address: Krukmakargatan 26, Södermalm.
Tube: Mariatorget

Herr Judit (two different shops in Stockholm)
A mix between selected clean vintage and some new stuff from brands like Barbour, Ralph Lauren, A.P.C., Acne and more lesser known brands. Also with a lot of accessories like scarves, sunglasses, ties etc.
Address: Hornsgatan 65, Södermalm and Sibyllegatan 29, Östermalm (Eastern Island).
Tube: Mariatorget or Zinkensdamm (southern store)
Tube: Östermalmstorg (eastern store)

This is owned by the same people from Herr Judit. Situated in an old fire station = brandstation, they offer vintage furnitures, decorations and more accessories.
Address: Krukmakargatan 22, Södermalm.
Tube: Mariatorget

A huge department store in central Stockholm with everything from clothes, perfumes, flowers and food. On the mens clothing level you’ll find stores from Eton, Barbour, Burberry, Polo Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Fred Perry, Levi’s etc. In the womens section you’ll find Acne, Burberry, Filippa K etc.
Tube: T-centralen

This is actually a rockabilly haven well hidden behind a small door and a narrow staircase. They’ve got loads of clothes, both new and vintage, but also a hairdresser and a café, and you can always find something for your mod needs. They’ve got a great denim collection, some nice knitwear, hats & caps, and loads of dresses for women, for example the brand Popkitten who makes lovely skirts.
Address: Malmgårdsvägen 16-18, Södermalm.
Tube: Skanstull and a walk.


This is where I’ve cut my hair the last six years. He’ll now all your references since he’s a member of the Stockholm Mod Scooter Club and in the speakers there’s always soul, r’n’b, 60’s. The place is decorated with a jukebox, checkered floor and 50’s barber chairs. You can’t go wrong.
Address: Maria Prästgårdsgata 15.
Tube: Mariatorget


Housed at the legendary jazz nightclub, Fasching, this is the longest running soul club (since 1993) in Stockholm. Every Saturday you’ll get your fair share of 60’s soul, funk, latin, northern soul, rare grooves, boogaloo, jazz, hammond grooves and modern soul. Guest DJ’s has been Keb Darge and Dean Rudland for example.
Address: Kungsgatan 63, central Stockholm.
Tube: T-centralen

Bangers ‘n’ Mash
http://www.myspace.com/bangersnmashsthlm (not updated anymore)
Every other Saturday or Friday at Marie Laveau. Is run by Magnus Carlson (Weeping Willows, The Moon Ray Quintet) and Robert Plaszczyk. This has been the Mecca for anglophiles in Stockholm for over seven years now. Chosen sound is northern soul, 60’s, britpop and indie mostly from vinyl. Sometimes they also host a live band. Guest DJs throughout the years (many of them has been there again): Eddie Piller, Dean Rudland, Andy Lewis, Jonny Owen (Svengali), Andy Bell (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis, was a resident) Paolo Hewitt, Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order), Bob Stanley (Saint Etienne), Alan McGee, Ian McCulloch & Gordy Goudie (Echo & the Bunnymen), Shaun Ryder (Happy Mondays), Mani (Stone Roses, Primal Scream), Andy Rourke (The Smiths), Mark Gardener (Ride), Gem (Oasis, Beady Eye), the list goes on.
Address: Hornsgatan 66, Södermalm.
Tube: Mariatorget.

Club Killers
A club and a band consisting of 17 people playing ska, reggae, dub, and always with guest vocalists and a hell of a dance floor.

Too Darn Soulful Soul Club
An occasional northern soul all-nighter that pops up every now and then. You need to be a member which is easily done through their Facebook page.

Hide And Go Seek
A club that pops every now and then. Info through their Facebook page. Northern soul, r’n’b, 60’s, yéyé etc.

Scooter Clubs:

Stockholm Mod Scooter Club
They throw club nights and scooter runs now and then. Info on their Facebook page.

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