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The Specials. They look like a bunch of young men you would not like to me meet in a forgotten alley way.

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The Specials. They look like a bunch of young men you would not like to me meet in a forgotten alley way.

Nick Knight - Skinhead. 1982 | 1980's | arrest | police | the bird | the finger | rude boy | tattoo | conformist | rebel | rebellion | reckless | delinquent |

Nick Knight - Skinhead. 1982 | 1980's | arrest | police | the bird | the finger | rude boy | tattoo | conformist | rebel | rebellion | reckless | delinquent |

Teddy girl evolved into the 1960s, judging by the cut of her skirt and hair. No date on source.

Skinhead Girl Style

Teddy girl evolved into the 1960s, judging by the cut of her skirt and hair. No date on source.

Made in London | proper rebel | radical | london | 1980s | punk | anarchist | cross | facial tattoo. | www.republicofyou.com.au

Made in London | proper rebel | radical | london | 1980s | punk | anarchist | cross | facial tattoo. | www.republicofyou.com.au

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.

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.

Skinhead Fashion in the UK 1971

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.