Interviews

An interview with Mikkel Rude (shirtmaker)

by Modculture 29 June, 2018

Heritage shirtmaker Mikkel Rude has also moved into both knitwear and footwear of late. I asked him about his past, the present and to see what the future holds. Continue Reading

The Modculture interview with Steve Ellis

by Modculture 24 April, 2018

Some years after our last chat, Claire Mahoney catches up with Steve Ellis to talk about the past and the more importantly the present and his new Boom! Bang! Twang! album with Paul Weller. Continue Reading

A Year In Mod: 20 most popular posts of 2017

by Modculture 2 January, 2018

We have got the calculator out, double checked and found that these are the 20 most popular posts of 2017 from the Modculture website. Continue Reading

Claudio De Rossi talks Ivy with Jimmy Frost Mellor

by Modculture 26 October, 2017

Ex-Saturday Boy at John Simons’ Ivy Shop, Ivy League menswear consultant and proprietor of Smoking Cat Vintage menswear, Jimmy Frost Mellor is a man to talk Ivy with. Continue Reading

Interview: Doug Hadgraft meets Steve Barrow

by Modculture 27 September, 2017

Doug Hadgraft speaks to Steve Barrow – original 1960s mod, reggae authority and founder of the Blood and Fire label about mod in the 1960s and the Jamaican music scene. Continue Reading

Classic cycling: Diederik Degryse of Magliamo interviewed

by Modculture 28 August, 2017

Currently one of Paul Weller’s favourite labels, we talk to Diederik Degryse of vintage cycling brand and current mod favourite Magliamo. Continue Reading

Modern-day mods: Owen Harvey talks mod photography

by Modculture 26 July, 2017

Claire Mahoney talks to Owen Harvey on the eve of his Mod UK exhibition at the Subculture Archives in Carnaby Street, London. Continue Reading

Solid Bond: An interview with Stone Foundation’s Neil Sheasby

by Modculture 8 February, 2017

Claire Mahoney speaks to Stone Foundation’s Neil Sheasby about working with Paul Weller at Black Barn on their new album Street Rituals. Continue Reading

A Year In Mod: The 20 most popular Modculture posts of 2016

by Modculture 4 January, 2017

The year has ended and a new one begun. But before we start 2017 proper, we thought it might be a good idea to look back at the past 12 months, courtesy of the 20 most popular posts on the Modculture site. Continue Reading

Interview: Gill Long of Cock of the Walk Tailors (part one)

by Modculture 21 September, 2016

The mod scene’s rising star of tailoring is Gill Long of Cock of the Walk Tailors. We caught up with Gill for an extensive interview covering everything from her training and skills through to the clothing she makes and why mods from all over the UK and beyond are knocking at her door. Part two of the interview can be read here. Continue Reading