Tag: fifties

Les Tricheurs in full on YouTube

  I got an email recently from Enamel Verguren (Manu), author of the Mod Chronicles books. It related to a French movie from 1959 called Les Tricheurs, about which he was writing a piece for the Double Breasted fanzine. I've not been able to find a copy of the movie […]

Fred Perry Re-Issues polo shirts

You can't beat a good talking point – and I suspect that the latest Fred Perry Blank Canvas Re-Issues polo shirt range will certainly create some discussion. Fred Perry is reissuing four classic shirts from their archive, said to represent four movements through the 50s, 60s and 70s. All details […]

New Fred Perry x Amy Winehouse range

Not claiming to be mod, the first Fred Perry x Amy Winehouse collection was still something of a talking point on here at the back end of last year, especially when it came to new versions of FP classics. The second range, this time for spring/summer 2011, might well do […]

Adidas Samba trainers – new reissue

Far from a rarity, it's been around since 1950 and been reissued on numerous occasions. But I like the look of this forthcoming Adidas Samba in a white and green colourway. This all-round football training shoe is still very much the allrounder for daily wear, with a slim / low […]

Amy Winehouse for Fred Perry online

It's been heavily promoted for some months, with Fred Perry unwilling to even send us promotional shots in advance of launch. But that doesn't matter now, as the Amy Winehouse Collection for Fred Perry is now online and available to buy. It's all very 'retro', much of it with a […]

Real McCoys M-1951 parka

Ignore the price, you were never going to buy one anyway. But admire the sheer pointlessness of the work put into creating the Real McCoys M-1951 parka. Out of Japan of course. Well, it just has to be. The company has reproduced the thick fabric used in 1951 to produce […]