Interviews

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

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

by Modculture 21 September, 2016

The second part of our interview with Gill Long of Cock of the Walk Tailors, talking everything tailoring and why a growing number of mods are seeking out her skills. If you missed it, part one of the interview is here. Continue Reading

Interview: Kieran McAleer talks Sneakers past and present

by Modculture 14 June, 2016

If you didn’t know, the legendary Sneakers club is back in London next month. We talked to Kieran McAleer about the night’s past and of course, its present. Continue Reading

Jim McCarthy talks Mod and the Keith Moon graphic novels

by Modculture 6 May, 2016

Two new mod-related graphic novels will be on the shelves soon – Living For Kicks and Who Are You? The Life & Death of Keith Moon. We talk to the man behind both of them, Jim McCarthy. Continue Reading