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Merc & Me - Johnny Iball from Heavyball

Thursday, 30 March 2017 09:19:17 Europe/London

Here at Merc we're proud to be such a big part of so many people's lives and wardrobes! Our Merc & Me series is taking a look at how much our style means to various faces within the scene. First up is Johnny Iball, bass player with the fantastic Heavyball on his experience with Merc.

 

The first bit of kit I bought for our first ever gig was a black Merc Harrrington and I have owned one ever since.

Merc suits our band well as they are a vintage inspired brand but arent stuck in the past. Our style ...

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SS17 - 50 Years of Modernism

Thursday, 23 February 2017 20:24:13 Europe/London

It’s nearly Spring again! Time to get your wardrobe ready for the warmer seasons. As if this wasn’t enough cause for celebration, 2017 also marks our 50-year anniversary.

The Merc story reads a bit like a fashion fairy tale: it all starts when Javid Alavi opens a small market stall on Carnaby Street in 1967. A humble beginning but he knows what young people want to wear. His items hit a nerve and his shop soon becomes a hangout and meeting place for the Mod scene. The groundwork has been laid an...

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Merc Scenes - Issy Hughes

Thursday, 20 August 2015 16:41:56 Europe/London

 

Issy the Mad Mod DJ


Issy  Hughes is a 16 year old from Somerset who's love of the Mod culture and forward thinking attitude has seen her develop an alter ego as the "Mad Mod DJ".

With a show on a local station Frome FM every other Monday between 7-8 (or available online) building her reputation as a charismatic and knowledgeable presenter.

The show has also attracted notable guests and interviews from such "Faces" as Shaun Ryder, Horace Panter (The Specials) and Pete Wilkinson (Cast/Echo and the B...

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Merc Style - The Magic Mod

Monday, 20 July 2015 08:23:25 Europe/London

 

The Magic Mod - Loves a Merc Parka !


The Magic Mod is a sharply dressed 24 year old full time magician who combines his love of magic with that of the British Subculture.

After receiving a Magic set at the age of 6 he developed a love for tricks and illusions that has seen him progress from Magic shows in his front room, whip rounds in the pubs and clubs and on to the television screen !

Coupled with an image where he is rarely seen without a well fitted suit, his trademark pork pie hat and a dee...

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Merc Dressers - Soul Girl Style File

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:14:13 Europe/London

Rachel Mary Shaw is a Soul girl from Leeds, whose Slide, Spins and High Kicks are out in force at any opportunity on the Northern Soul scene and last year saw her get invited to perform alongside Pharell Williams at the Brit Awards.

As a singer and dancer in the Samuel S Parkes band, the need for a Strong look is vital and Rachel kindly cast her gaze across the Merc Range to pick out her "Soul Girl Style File"!

Gosport Barrel Bag

Gosport Barrel Bag

This bag is perfect for a Northern Soul all-nighter. Every soulie wo...

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Merc Scenes - David The Mod

Friday, 27 March 2015 16:28:23 Europe/London

David Pottinger is a 20 year old Mod from Middlesborough in the North East of England whose love of the scene initially came from his dad and has now truly become his "Way of Life" .

A strong attention to detail for clothing and music shaped his outlook and eventually led, in 2013, to the launch of the Move On Up blog ( moveonupblog.co.uk ) by David and a close friend . Described as a Modernist inspired blog, it attracts widespread coverage and attention from within the "Mod Community".

David also...

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Merc Dressers: A Skinhead Girl Style File

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 16:14:48 Europe/London

 

Alex Sonley is a 16 year old Skinhead girl who has the looks and Style that has made her a real face in the Skinhead, Scooter and Ska scene.

Always immaculately turned out and with a strong attention to detail, Alex cast her eye over Merc's collection to pick pother "Must Have Skinhead Girl Style Pieces"!

Mary Harrington

Harrington Jacket

Harrington: a classic skinhead girl jacket, and I can wear it with pretty much anything; the baby blue colour is super smart too!

Baxter Shirt

Baxter Shirt

Simple but stylish, the button dow...

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Merc Dressers: Heavyball's Johnny Iball - Style File

Friday, 13 March 2015 12:28:46 Europe/London

 

Hard rocking and always well turned out, indie ska band Heavyball are building a real name for themselves and their new single, a cover of Bronski Beats "SmallTown Boy" has draw praise from Jimmy Sommerville himself !

Bass player Johnny Iball put together his Merc stage outfit that it would be "Rude" to ignore:

Albin Shirt

Shirt - White Alpin (long sleve)

Classic button down shirt will alway looks smart. Also the button down collars are easier to look after when getting packed in and out of your case on to...

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Merc Scenes - Sam The Mod

Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:28:15 Europe/London

                                                                                                                                      Sam Jackson, Sharp Suit and a Merc Parka!


Sam Jackson is a 20 year old from just outside Coventry whose dress sense, attention to detail and outlook fully embrace what the Mod culture is about.
Influenced by his Dad, initially through the music, the natural progression led to more consideration, thought and money going into clothing and appearance !
Among Sam's ...

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SS15 - The Move On Up Selection

Monday, 9 March 2015 12:39:03 Europe/London

David Pottinger is a 20 year old mod from Middlesbrough in the North East of England. He’s been fully into mod since 2008, however, has been brought up on the music since as early as he can remember. Mod is one of David’s main passions and he lives and breathes it every day. It is something which sets him apart from the majority of society and gives him his own image and personal edge. In September 2013 David decided to spread his Mod Gospel and set up ‘Move On Up Blog’, with one of his childhoo...

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