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Speaking for myself....I wore my Top Button done up if I was wearing Fred Perry in the Mod Days,along with my middle Button done up - if I was wearing just a shirt.Later(say `67)I would do up the top 2 Buttons of my Jacket(with or without a Tie).This would set off the longer Centre Vent of your Jacket.If it looked stretched,the Jacket was a bit small for you. As far as I know Mods did not totally go for the "Ivy Look",there were some things I did not like about it.The...
Better than a lot of them.....
I had a similar "Cut" around the late 70s/early 80s.But the one he is shown cutting was more "Squaddie" than Skinhead.If he had given someone that Style - he would had been "advised" otherwise.
Personally speaking I would say no.It was shorter at the top(around `67/`68)then mostly one Cut later.
skinny legs,I loved Greenwich Market(had a Stall there after returning from Cyprus).There was so much stuff there - if you looked hard enough.A brilliant Ska/Rocksteady/Early Reggae Stall just down from my Pitch.Great Fella running it as well.
In those days M-o-M it was not 2ndHand but "Antique Clothing"
I'm guessing the originals didn't wear really any second hand gear apart from the odd 'hand me down' (cue Faces song of the three button variety  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1CpkZQz9hY! - wonder if that was based on 'Rod the Mod's' own experience?  And of the charity shops back in 69-70 maybe they were full of old Ted gear?  Given the skinhead era in its full flowering was very short maybe even older brothers wouldn't have handed down their gear to younger ones as by...
There were others covering Coffee Bars etc.
Where`s Buttons when you need him..........
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