“You could say I'm a mod, but with a small 'm'; I don't wear a parka, but I do question what I wear and what I listen to, which is what it's all about.
I think there should be a test in school that asks people, 'Do you know why you are wearing that, and what are you trying to say?'"
Martin Freeman appears to pass his own test. He's impressively fastidious about his appearance.
Today, he's dressed in vintage Levi's 501s and a Fred Perry shirt under a short Sixties overcoat. His hair is styled like that of the Small Faces circa 1965.”
My favourite part is below:
"Being a mod is more of a sensibility than a style. It's hard explaining something that on the surface is rather silly and inexplicable… It's not curing cancer and it's not being Gandhi, but it is important to me, because it's another way of thinking about the world."
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