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The centre of London's fashion world is now in the east, but in the mid-60s Carnaby Street was where it was at. So much so that in 1966 The Kinks (pictured here in Soho, 1965) wrote 'Dedicated Follower Of Fashion', poking fun at the "Carnebetian army" - the fashion victims who thronged Carnaby Street. Photo: Getty

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Mod Style vs Hipster

This photo is very representative of the "mod" style of the early 60s described on page 52.(Hebdige) Obsession with crisp collars, custom made jackets, and a generally subdued style are all evident in these boys.

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The Mod Suit: How a Uniform Defined a Subculture

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Rocker, Mods, Punk, Rude boy, Skinheads, Teddy boy...

By the way...: Rocker, Mods, Punk, Rude boy, Skinheads, Teddy boy...

Rockers & Triton (as per the original pin...no idea specifically what that mean other than the 60's youth / musical split in England between Rockers and Mods... I don't ride... I just like the aesthetics of these things. One of the best art exhibits I ever saw was the Art of the Motorcycle at the Guggenheim in NYC... the bikes were presented essentially as functional sculpture.