simplysuave: The Specials forever A great example of the contrast of fashion involved in the ska scene. although many of their fans wore typical skinhead fashions such as work boots, denim, and braces (or narrow suspenders), The Specials themselves, and many other ska bands, chose to dress more fashionably debonaire.
This (at the time) 17 year old Smooth from North London is wearing a made to measure Crombie and a trilby, Levi’s, a Ben Sherman shirt and Oxfords. The girl was a model and has on a petrol blue/gold Trevira suit. A lot of the gear came from High Street stores like Burton and Top Shop.