Funnily enough, you just brought up another pre-skinhead memory for me.
It must have been late 1966 or early 1967 when there was a vogue for surplus scarlet guardsman's jackets. A boutique in Blackpool had got hold of a batch, and I popped in to see how I would look in one. It didn't really suit me, and I never did go down the peacock mod route. However, I tried it on it in front of a huge mirror, and the boutique owner - I recall he had a trimmed George V beard - came and stood alongside in an ex-tropical safari jacket and solar topee, just like those! We made quite a weird tableau!