Mail Order Ads 1

If you didn’t have the time and patience to trawl the charity shops, markets and jumble sales of your home town and nearest city you could pick up your alternative outfit from one of the many emporiums that advertised in the back of any music/style magazine (i suspect most of the ads here came appeared in the NME at some time or other). Sitting here in 2011 we can smile at some of these prices but some of this stuff would have been pretty pricey, eating in to a fair few weeks pocket money in most cases, the quality was usually pretty shocking too…