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your mates are missing the point - a older man should sport timeless Ivy clobber not fashion .. bet the daft buggers wear trainers and cargo shorts 
Derrick Rigers new book on teen tribes 
http://mikkelrude.co.uk/index.php?id_product=94&controller=product Anyone seen this in the flesh ?
Real mods ? what you mean the ones with parkas and jam shoes ?
theres a plaque up on old compton st where the 21's coffee bar originally was .. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_2i's_Coffee_Bar
Happy - yes very happy but only because i didnt know we were poor .
sadly the need was financial - 11 year olds couldnt work and if they did the cash would have gone to there mums to pay the rent .. tough times in 69 . The idea my mum could have afford a pair of DMs for a 11 year old was just not a option .
Was a huge influence on the post Suedehead scene - Soulboy . practically every funk lovin kid in london started wearing vintage bowling shirts , 50's style jeans and slip on plimsoles .
I was 11 in 1969  the Skinhead boys in W10 were 15 - 18  and a million miles from the look we could manage .. Tuff wayfinders , imitation levis and a check button down from bush market . 
I remember some really smart Queer skinheads around soho in the early 80s - much older lads , all the smutter very sharp .
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