It’s the most obvious symbol of the movement, but the fishtail isn’t that common anymore. So I’m looking at the death of the Mod parka.
It isn’t an original or a copy of an original. But the Uniqlo Fishtail Parka has been popular in the past and should be again.
To some it’s a functional bit of army surplus that will forever be associated with the original mod scene. To one company in Japan, the fishtail parka is a template for a premium coat – the Nanamica Fishtail Coat.
There are plenty of places to pick up an authentic Mod parka – and a few variations to consider.
Just when you thought Pretty Green couldn't shock anymore with its pricing, it pulls out a gobsmacking new one – asking £500 for a replica Quadrophenia 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 […]
I was sent the latest ASOS magazine the other day and whilst browsing it this very afternoon, noticed the ASOS fishtail parka in the women's range. Here's the wording:'Sourced from as far afield as Canada, this voluminous fishtail parka – with its button-out lining, draw-string hem details and hood – […]