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Art Gallery Clothing July 07 2017

Art Gallery Clothing Do you know the history behind Art Gallery Clothing?  In 1996 East London Mods Alex Banks and Christopher Lord formed the Art Gallery DJ Collective - featuring Lady Michelle, Flaz, Cess and ex-PPQ DJ Graeme Very - to spin a mix of 60's Soul, Beat and Psych. Their debut night was the Beat Bubble Ball at Chinatown speakeasy The Clinic. They followed this up with a stint...

Padmore & Barnes June 01 2017

We are beyond excited to be stocking Padmore & Barnes. Padmore & Barnes have been manufacturing shoes since 1934. It was decided then and is carried out today to make shoes of quality and distinction. The company manufactured 25,000 pairs of shoes per week, exported all over the globe and over 500 people were employed in their Kilkenny based plant. In addition, hundreds of people in the surrounding areas were employed...

Suiting Section May 12 2017

Suits It has taken us a while but we are now starting to build a sharp collection within our Suiting section: We are stocking three Gabicci suits. One of which is a Grey Charcoal micro check tweed and the other two are classic Mod tonic’s in Blue & Grey, on top of that from Gabicci Vintage we stocking the above stand out piece the Gabicci Vintage Boating blazer. The Gabicci Vintage 3 button...

Brand Watch - Merc Core March 20 2017

Brand Watch - Merc Core Merc have a number of heritage / classic items which are non seasonal and available all year round. Sometimes Merc introduce new colours but the garments stay true to the original design. Here at ModWear we select and stock (what we think is) the best of the Merc core range.      We know that being on-line only, creates a different buyer experience. For example in a shop you...

Brand Watch - Brutus SS17 March 15 2017

Brand Watch - Brutus SS17 We are excited to say that we are now stocking Brutus. Before we talk about the items we have chosen to stock for Spring / Summer 2017, Lets have a look back at 1970's Brutus. Subject to opinion, but we still think that Brutus "wont cost you an arm and a leg."  We are stocking 5 items this season but have much more planned for later...

Your Scooter Club - E10 - Bullseye SC March 14 2017

In this episode (Ten) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world. Were back from Malaysia (episode 9) and taking a trip to the south of England.  How often do you meet and where? We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at The Snooty Fox Pub, Haslett Avenue,Crawley, Sussex RH10...

All or Nothing - The Musical - Its back March 02 2017

All or Nothing the Musical - Its back Back in September we wrote about the Mod Musical All or Nothing. If you missed the post you can see it HERE:  If you didn't get the opportunity to see the show or like us, you enjoyed it that much that you fancy seeing it again... Well here is your chance because its back for its second major outing.   The second...

Your Scooter Club - E9 - Kelantan Mods Geng December 13 2016

In this episode (Nine) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, we take a trip east to Malaysia and speak with @fizi_shuhaimi (Twitter) representing Kelantan Mods Geng. How often do you meet and where? We meet up in our town which is located in kota bharu and the street called bonanza which was synonym...

Black Friday - Our Thoughts November 24 2016

  You know the drill by now, It's the last Friday in November, better get down to the local Asda at dawns crack and join the rest of the people who are ready to have a scrap with you over a 68 inch tele.  It's Black Friday. What even is Black Friday: Black Friday is the name given to the day after Thaksgiving Day (In America), it is a busy...

Your Scooter Club - E8 - South Birmingham SC November 18 2016

In this episode (Eight) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, were back from the US (episode 7) from South Bay to South Birmingham.  How often do you meet and where? We meet every Thursday night @ The White Swan,Wythall Who's the ace in the Pack? I would have to say Ian Dixon,...

Your Scooter Club - E7 - South Bay SC November 11 2016

In this episode (Seven) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, We take a trip across the pond and find out more about South Bay Scooter Club. How often do you meet and where? We meet the first Saturday of every month (except Sept). We meet at a funny place: a sports...

Your Scooter Club - E6 - Wasps of London SC November 07 2016

In this episode (Six) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, We take a trip to the capital and find out more about the Wasps of London Scooter Club. How often do you meet and where? We meet The second Thursday of each month in the Rose pub Fulham Just of the...

Brand Watch - Gabicci AW16 November 01 2016

I recently saw a tweet which said "Gabicci are making a statement" and shared some of the images below. The minute we saw the new season Gabicci clobber and the images which went along with the products, we thought exactly the same.  Below is a summary of a few of the products Jackets & Coats If you are more of a Mac, Parka or Harrington person - Gabicci have covered...

Brand Watch - Merc AW16 September 29 2016

Brand Watch - Merc AW16 Did you see the video below? Merc have started to present their clothing with a feature they call "The Modern Man." The first man is British Olympic Gold Winning medalist and now professional Boxer, Luke Campbell.  You may not be into boxing or wearing hooded tops, but that’s fine, As ever at ModWear we try to select and stock (what we think are) the best...

ModWear5 - E18 - Emma-Rosa Dias September 26 2016

ModWear5 with Emma-Rosa Dias Episode 18 You must have seen this - “The Devil.” If not, or if you are like me and still watch it at least twice a week – Have a look below.    It was launched on Friday 26th August as part of Channel 4’s Random acts. As part of our ModWear 5 feature we met with the Producer / Director Emma-Rosa Dias to find out...

Your Scooter Club - E5 - Aberdeen Classic SC September 23 2016

In this episode (five) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, We take a trip to Scotland and meet: How often do you meet and where? We meet up most weeks on monday and or thursday at Aberdeen Beach and appreciate the classic lines and trials and tribulations of the old 2...

Get on your dancing shoes September September 05 2016

We very often see gigs, nights, festivals, events which we would like to attend. They pop up on our Twitter feed but then disappear and are forgotten about. We're going to use our blog to display the flyers for some selected events each month and use it as a place to archive them. Feel free to send us information about your events or club night on Twitter @MODWEARUK or EMAIL...

All or Nothing - The Musical September 02 2016

All or Nothing the Musical Have you been to see “All or Nothing” yet? It's going on tour and we can’t wait until it comes to Manchester on 18th October.   For those of you reading this, who are yet to see or discover this show, it’s the new sell-out sensation musical and it's just headed off on the 2nd leg of a major nationwide tour, visiting 15 theatres, in a run...

Your Scooter Club - E4 - Upsetters SC August 24 2016

In this episode (four) in our series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, We meet: How often do you meet and where? We meet at least every two weeks at the Rose and Crown pub, Wallington Corner, Wallington, SM6 7HX Who's the ace in the Pack? There are loads of them! You need a...

Your Scooter Club - E3 - Lincoln Knights SC August 19 2016

In this episode (three) in our new series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world, We meet: The club has no joining fees, rules or real structure... Steve Cradock of Ocean Colour Scene / Paul Weller's band is an honorary member - he had one of the Lincoln Knights stickers on his guitar for a...

Get on your dancing shoes August August 12 2016

We very often see gigs, nights, festivals, events which we would like to attend. They pop up on our Twitter feed but then disappear and are forgotten about. We're going to use our blog to display the flyers for some selected events each month and use it as a place to archive them. Feel free to send us information about your events or club night on Twitter @MODWEARUK or EMAIL...

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - July 2016 August 11 2016

After a break in June we are back with our Pinterest feature where we (at ModWear HQ) share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month.  This is part 6 (July). Pinners Caption:  Veterans return for a nostalgic day out more than 50 years after the Mods fought the Rockers on Brighton seafront Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/543457880017053156/ Mod Wear Comments:   We have featured patches before on our Pins...

The Mover Magazine July 11 2016

We were approached a few months back by “The Mover Magazine” about doing an interview with us about the shop and our own brand Sackville. You can see the interview below: STYLE SHAKER: MODWEAR UK & SACKVILLE Autonomous Fashion From The Heart Of Manchester Mod Wear UK runs an eclectic online outlet for the mod fashion conscious, supplying an array of labels. Delivering menswear to autonomous people, Mod Wear provides...

Mod Radio www.modradio.co.uk July 08 2016

Do you listen to Mod Radio? If you do you may well have heard our Radio advert in the last few weeks.  If you haven't yet heard it, you can below:   Mod Radio is an internet based Radio station who bring the best in all that is Mod, Northern Soul, Motown, 60's Mod, Mod Revival, Ska and Two Tone. The station also plays the best of new upcoming Mod...

ModWear5 - E17 - Duncan James June 22 2016

ModWear 5 with Duncan James – Episode 17 We recently saw some cracking Black and White (and some colour) pictures being re-tweeted on our Twitter feed.  We went to the source and stumbled across: @Spaceinvader65 – It also led us to finding an article on the London Economic.  (Link at the bottom of the post)  The pictures are all part of a project called: “Mad Mods and a Camera (MMAAC)”...

ModWear5 - E16 - Chris Green June 14 2016

ModWear 5 with Chris Green – Episode 16 If you follow our Twitter & Instagram feeds you will have seen that we went to the Cleargreen Gig at the 02 Ritz, Manchester on Friday 3rd June.  It was a belter of a night.  During the night we met Chris Green.  Chris is a fellow Manc and also a Screenwriter & Director.  We got talking to him about his up and...

Your Scooter Club - E2 - A2 Aces SC June 12 2016

This is episode two in our new series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world.   Episode two we meet: How often do you meet and where? The Club meets 12 noon, on the last Sunday of every month in Brewers Fayre Carrickfergus, we have regular runs every Thursday evening and Sunday afternoons. Who's the...

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - May 2016 June 07 2016

This is part 5 (May) of our Pinterest feature where we (at ModWear HQ) share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month.    Pinners Caption:  May 1965, Mods wearing suits and parka's on Motor Scooters covered with extra lights and wing mirrors  Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/350154939758992093/   Mod Wear Comments:  Caption says it all really. Top picture from 1965, Lads looking sharp on their scooters.     Pinners...

AIM HIGH Paul Weller in Photographs 1978 - 2015 June 03 2016

Have you seen one of the latest arrivals to our shop?  https://www.modwear.co.uk/products/aim-high-paul-weller-deluxe-edition We recently made contact with Flood Gallery publishing based in Greenwich, The Flood Gallery itself is a Gallery store in Greenwich Market which predominantly deals in screen printed gig, movie and pop culture art. Over the last couple of years they've developed an independent publishing label, Flood Gallery Publishing which specialises in music inspired art and photography books....

Your Scooter Club - E1 - Coasters SC May 19 2016

This is episode one in a new series called "Your Scooter Club" where we find out a little bit more about scooter clubs across the country and around the world.   Episode one we meet: How often do you meet and where? We meet every Wednesday at The Case is Altered pub, Station Road, Bentley. Nr Ipswich, Suffolk. IP9 2DW - Everybody's welcome to join us.   Who's the ace...

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - April 2016 May 09 2016

This is part 4 (April) of our Pinterest feature where we (at ModWear HQ) share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month.    Pinners Caption:  Inside the lives of the worlds most obsessive Record collectors Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/124412008430775038/ Mod Wear Comments:  Saturday April the 16th was Record Store day. Did you get involved, get anything you wanted? Or do records form part of your everyday life....

ModWear5 – E15 Cleargreen April 28 2016

ModWear 5 with Cleargreen – Episode 15 Back in 2015, we road tested a set of ei8htball Earphones and was totally blown away so started stocking them.  We recently saw that ei8htball started backing a Manchester band “Cleargreen”.  We checked them out and was again taken back by the bands beautiful branding. We checked out their Soundcloud, looked at their up and coming gigs and caught five with Ali, the...

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - March 2016 April 06 2016

This is part 3 (March) of our Pinterest feature where we (at ModWear HQ) share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month.  Pinners Caption: Bradley Wiggins and Miles Kane Out Together Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/405957353888646671/ Mod Wear Comments: Sir Bradley Wiggins hit the headlines again in early March. He teamed up with Mark Cavendish to win the Madison at the Track World Championship in London.  Miles Kane...

Mod Clobber - All in for less than £135 March 30 2016

Four years ago when we were starting out, we were approached by the nice people over at Good Clobber to contribute to a blog post. The post was all about 'Mod Clobber' and the cost of it, this was the opening paragraph to the article: "Mod clothing is great, but let’s be honest, it’s expensive. As a niche style, it seems some brands can get away with charging an arm...

Brand Watch - Merc SS16 March 11 2016

Have you seen the below video? It brings to life, Merc's Spring Summer 2016 collection. Some of which can be found in our New Arrivals section:  https://www.modwear.co.uk/collections/new-arrivals We think they have done it again and produced some top Mod Clobber. We have selected to stock six new Merc shirts this season. 3 long Sleeve and 3 short sleeve. The short sleeve shirts include a Paisley, a Gingham and a Tartan....

New Film Pays Homage to Quadrophenia March 04 2016

Have you see anything about the new film "Being" ? We have seen several images on Twitter and are pretty excited about it. We spoke with the team behind "Being" and they sent us some information below.... You even have the chance to be in the film.  “Being” is a new film featuring a couple of actors from the classic Quadrophenia, the film that a lot of scooter lovers cite...

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - February 2016 March 01 2016

This is part 2 (February) of our Pinterest feature where we (at ModWear HQ) share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month.   Pinners Caption: None Link: https://uk.pinterest.com/pin/488218415835353633/ Mod Wear Comments:   Who could / would forget Valentine’s Day in February. We think this image is fairly romantic. The pinner of this chose not to add a Caption, but we like the name of the photography...

ModWear5 – E14 – The Middens February 18 2016

ModWear 5 with The Middens – Episode 14 The Middens – We keep seeing the name. First in an interview last year as part of Merc Sounds, then we see them listed on two of the March of the Mod line ups, then we see they are playing with The Spitfires next month. We wanted to find out a bit more, so caught up with the bands guitarist and lead...

Brand Watch - Gabicci Vintage AW15 February 13 2016

Brand Watch - Gabicci Vintage AW15 Did you ever catch the below video?  It lets us into a behind the scenes look of Ceaser London in and around Camden Town on a Gabicci AW 15 photoshoot. Some of these items are available on our site and some of which can be found in our sale. (Limited sizes remaining) https://www.modwear.co.uk/collections/sale You can connect with Ceaser London via Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamceaserlondon

Brand Watch - Merc AW15 February 08 2016

Brand Watch - Merc AW15 Did you ever catch the below video?  It really brings to life Merc AW15 range.  Some of these items are available on our site and some of which can be found in our sale. (Limited sizes remaining) https://www.modwear.co.uk/collections/sale      

Mod Wear Pins of the Month - January 2016 February 07 2016

The title of this blog post might make you think about a Butlins holiday camp lovely legs competition, but it’s not. We love Pinterest. We follow some cool boards & see some great images - but it’s all very quick – 1000’s of images every day. Here at Mod Wear HQ we wanted to share with you our top, favourite, memorable 5 pins / re-pins each month. Below find part...

Update - ModWear5 - E9 - The Sherlocks February 04 2016

In late 2014 we spoke to one of the up and coming bands of the moment, The Sherlocks. A top bunch of lads from Sheffield working relentlessly, gigging & writing their own music. They kindly took time out to do an interview for our ModWear5 Blog feature. 2015 saw them Headlining The Leadmill followed by a full UK Tour. Not stopping there they went on to play Reading & Leeds...

ModWear5 – E13 - Gary Shail September 18 2015

ModWear 5 with Gary Shail – Episode 13 Actor, Director, Musician, Producer and now an Author. Many of our readers will best know the person behind our next ModWear5 as “Spider” from Quadrophenia – Gary Shail.  We spoke with Gary who is just weeks away from the launch of his first book. Gary Pictured with Trevor in Brighton last month. Thanks to David McHugh for allowing us to use the...

ModWear5 – E12 Gary Crowley June 24 2015

ModWear 5 with Gary Crowley - Episode 12 A year or so ago we were reacquainted with broadcaster, TV presenter, DJ and all round top bloke Gary Crowley.  If you are familiar with the footwear section on our site you will know that we recently started stocking the Delicious Junction Desert boot, which was produced in collaboration with Gary.  At that point we did some YouTube searches and watched Gary’s...

ModWear5 – E11 Sue – Barbers Point May 29 2015

ModWear 5 with Sue – Barbers Point - Episode 11 Why should I care, If I have to cut my hair?  Couldn’t think of a more fitting way to start this next ModWear5.  After flicking through some pictures of Mod Hair we stumbled across some belting cuts and traced down their source. Meet Sue from Barbers Point:   Sue pictured (Right) with team member Allie 1) What's your history, how...

ModWear5 – E10 Kate - MOTM January 09 2015

ModWear 5 with Kate - March of the Mods Episode 10Its nearly March again. As soon as March 2014 came to end, Plans were already being put into place to make March of the Mods 2015 bigger and better and of course raise as much money as possible for Charity.  (Just over £100,000 raised in 2014)Do you follow March of the Mods on Twitter? @MarchOfTheMods  or Facebook www.facebook.com/Marchofthemods if you...

ModWear5 – E9 The Sherlocks December 17 2014

ModWear 5 with The Sherlocks Episode 9 After a sell out gig in our home city of Manchester and the release of a debut single, we caught a few words with the four piece band, The Sherlocks. 1) How did it all start for The Sherlocks? The band first started after Kiaran, Brandon and Andy started playing football together. Then Andy introduced his older brother josh and we all started...

ModWear5 – E8 Jaymo Kid December 04 2014

ModWear 5 with Jaymo Kid Episode 8 Have you ever sung along to a piece of artwork? The answer is most likely yes if you have seen any of artwork produced by Jaymo Kid. In this ModWear 5 episode we find out a little bit more about the Illustrator and the artwork itself. 1) Many of your pieces are based on musicians & icons but would you say any of...
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