Thursday, 19 January 2017 12:53:58 Europe/London
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 09:04:37 Europe/London
Matteo Sedazzari is an author whose semi autobiographical debut book "A Crafty Cigarette, Tales of A Teenage Mod" has been critically acclaimed and widely praised as a funny, touching, bittersweet and above all highly accurate account of growing up in and around the Mod Revival of the late 1970s.
Described by none other than Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) as a "A great debut that deals with the joys and pains of growing up", we at Merc loved the way Matteo seamlessly wove a story in and around the ...Read More
Friday, 6 January 2017 10:22:10 Europe/London
A Crafty Cigarette, Tales of a Teenage Mod" is the critically acclaimed debut novel by Matteo Sedazzari.
Semi autobiographical, it's fast paced and an immensely enjoyable tale of a young boy coming of age during the Mod Revival of the late 1970s.
The main and nameless character, growing up in a Surrey suburb finds his life turned up side down upon being Introduced to The Jam's 1978 album "All Mod Cons" by his older brother.
Immediately identifying with the lyrics and drawn to the sharp looks of th...
Tuesday, 8 November 2016 08:38:19 Europe/London
Monday, 22 August 2016 12:00:00 Europe/London
Clothes make the man. Although, in realty, there is clearly much more to a person than an outfit can express, there is no doubt that fashion can make a statement. In the world of film this is a very useful tool. A character’s outfit can be of huge aid, not only when creating a first impression, but also when it comes to showcasing the status and development of a character within the storyline. Merc are very proud to have partnered with a variety of movie projects over the years and to have helpe...Read More
Tuesday, 5 July 2016 09:26:33 Europe/London
Friday, 13 May 2016 10:43:55 Europe/London
Symond - On a postcard sold by Merc from its Carnaby Street store on the 1980s
Symond Lawes is pretty much a lifelong Skinhead who has been fully immersed in the "Boots n Braces" culture since being attracted to the looks and sounds of the movement as a 13 year old kid.
His striking style and image saw him portray Skinheads in TV shows and Films such as The Bill, Doctor Who and a even voiced a Gangster Torturer in the PlayStation 2 game The Getaway.
He was also the face on a highly popular Postca...Read More
Friday, 4 March 2016 13:25:00 Europe/London
Clothes – we all wear them. That is why working for a fashion company can take you to all kinds of places. The set of a movie for example, a side of the film industry most people never see. Merc has been lucky enough to have been represented in a whole range of movies, such as Martha Pinson’s latest drama ‘Tomorrow’, crime thriller sequel ‘Bonded By Blood 2’ and the soon to be released comedy ‘Eye Digress’, starring Timothy Spall.
The latest project is ‘Hooligan Legacy’ (working title), a Picture...Read More
Thursday, 4 February 2016 08:41:56 Europe/London
Rachel Brown is the driving force, brains and "face" of the newly launched "Northern Exposure Webzine" which aims to help promote and introduce people to all that is new, up and coming and worth looking out for in the British music scene, with particular attention to Indie/Mod/Rock n Roll.
Passionate and driven about her music and the "British Subcultures" Rachel and her team are working tirelessly to ensure the webpage and Social media platforms are a "go to" site for those wanting to be kept up...
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 09:09:36 Europe/London
Hey you, don't watch that, read this !
Tobi Dahmen is a German based artist whose love and passion for the British Subcultures has seen him produce some amazingly detailed and eyecatching work that captures what makes our "Way of life" so important to so many people.
Such is the demand for this artwork that he has made them available not just in prints but also in mugs, canvasses, pillows and clothing via his Society6 shop ( http://www.society6.com/smalltownmod ).
Tobi has also recently finished a ...