Monday, 2 May 2011

What is Mod?

Mod (from modernist) is a subculture that originated in London, England in the late 1950s and peaked in the early-to-mid 1960s.

Significant elements of the mod subculture include: fashion (often tailor-made suits and shits); Music, including African American soul, Jamaican ska, and British beat music and R&B; and Italian scooter. The original mod scene was also associated with drug-fuelled all-night dancing at clubs. From the mid-to-late 1960s onwards, the papers often used the term mod in a wider sense to describe anything that was believed to be popular, fashionable or modern.

There was a mod revival in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and early 1980s.The Mod movement has never gone away and will always be around, plus over the years the Mod Movement has gathered a massive following in countries worldwide.

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