1. Mod Music Playlist: The Sixties' Spirit

    Mod Music Playlist: The Sixties' Spirit

    The sixties still sound like a progressive era, and it was. The civil rights movement marked the decade, and it was the first time that people started questioning the conservative views on how their life was supposed to be. Experimenting with drugs, loud parties and the miniskirt - it all took place in the sixties. Sometimes, it’s hard to grasp...
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  2. How to Wear a Men's Parka?

    How to Wear a Men's Parka?

    Wearing a parka is easy, it goes with every style. It's a coat for all types of weather and men. Parka is a winter coat that's more versatile than any other. The modern parka was invented as a military coat back in the 1950s, but it had evolved in many variations. The most famous parka coat still is The Who...
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  3. Who Were the Mods, the People Who Loved Their Vespas and Parkas?

    Who Were the Mods, the People Who Loved Their Vespas and Parkas?

    In the incredible 1960s, a group of youngsters rebelled. "We are Mods" was their motto. They wanted more, better jobs, a better life and better clothes.  In the incredible 1960s, in the United Kingdom, there was a group of young people who wanted to be different. They were fed up with the post-war generation, their parents with their modesty and...
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  4. Video Story: Making Jackets Since 1953

    Video Story: Making Jackets Since 1953

    We are what we wear. We wear what we are.Macklemore At PARKA London we make what we are, jackets and coats true to the original designs and values set up in 1953. That year, the year of coronation, the original founder of PARKA London Alfie Lever started the business in London’s Carnaby Street. A former Royal Air Force pilot made...
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