Mod is for Modernist

20 Aug

Mod (from modernist) is a subculture that originated in London, England, in the late 1950s and peaked in the early-to-mid 1960s.

The mod movement was not just a fashion or a type of pop music but a lifestyle. mod style was generally characterized by very bold and bright fashions. The movement was first a subculture developed by teenagers. They wanted a new style or image and want to break the formal tradition being worn by their parents.

Mod (del termino modernista) es una subcultura que se originó en Londres, Inglaterra, en la década de 1950 y alcanzó su punto máximo en la década de a mediados de 1960.

El movimiento mod era más que una moda o un tipo de música pop, sino una forma de vida. El estilo mod se caracterizó en general por las ropas muy audaces y de tonos brillantes. El movimiento fue desarrollado por los adolescentes. Quienes querían un nuevo estilo o imagen y buscaban romper la tradición formal de sus padres.

 

Mod fashion or clothing is symbolized by very bright colors, geometric as well as color block prints, and short hemlines seen in miniskirts or shift dresses. Men wore tailored suits & button-down shirts with skinny ties. The mod style or movement has been described as streamlined, narcissistic as well as androgynous. were influenced by Italian fashions and usually Pop Art infiltrated fashion as works of art translated from canvas into fabric. Mod for modern, which in its purest use meant minimalist. Arguably there is nothing minimal about most Mod fashion, but that is the origin.

Moda Mod o la ropa está simbolizado por los colores muy brillantes, geométricos, así como impresiones de bloques de color, y faldas cortas se ven en minifaldas o vestidos. Los hombres vestían trajes a la medida y camisas con botones con corbatas angostas. El estilo ha sido descrito como aerodinámico, narcisista, así como andrógino. se vieron influidos por la moda italiana, Arte Pop, infiltrada por lo general como obras de arte traducidos del lienzo en tela.

Some of the biggest mod icons/  Algunos de los iconos más grandes de el movimiento MOD

Mary Quant

Twiggy

 

 

 

2 Responses to “Mod is for Modernist”

  1. The Haute Frugalista August 20, 2012 at 10:29 pm #

    oh man! how I love T! such a classic and iconic style!

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