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Cutdown69

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My mistake. I misred your previous post and was speaking of the tennis shirts.

speaking of the Laurel wreath made of a piece of cotton, they recently made a collab with NCabourn with a vintage tennis shirt like that. (I’ve got one)

And they re-did a Jumper with a logo like that some years ago it was a Terry Hall (from the Specials) model.

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Is that a genuine FP? I don't remember seeing that style before.
It doesn't have a label on back of collar, but I've just always assumed it's genuine. I remember picking it up in a charity shop in Manchester mid 90s..whilst visiting a student mate of mine. Just realised it's polyester not acrylic
 

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Maybe a bit later and certainly more desirable were the smooth-knit versions. These were all one colour with no piping. Most popular was all solid red. The Laurel wreath was navy and embroidered in like the polo shirts. I thought these were acrylic too but I may be wrong.
These are the only FP pullovers I remember and I still have the sticky label mine came with, they were made from Courtelle 100% acrylic



For anyone wanting to do an early 80s skinhead look, burgundy and grey (except for jackets) will get you there - skinhead always used to reflect the mainstream. Anyone remember 'trendy' girls with burgundy dyed hair?
 
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There was definitely a 'burgundy-boom' round my way in '81/'82. Burgundy sta-prest (that didn't stay pressed), burgundy leather 'hunter' jackets, burgundy 'Y' cardigans, burgundy shoes that laced at the side, burgundy pin-collar shirts. Grey was a big colour around then as well. Then in '83 everything burgundy was gone.
I remember the burgundy phase when I was a teen in my area.
 

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I remember the burgundy phase when I was a teen in my area.
'Beat Surrender' has just been on the TV on a Top of the Pops compilation. Tracie is wearing one of those Nordic design jumpers which IIRC were popular at the same time as the burgundy thing (though hers is a dress and doesn't have any burgundy). I don't suppose they are well regarded on SF but I have fond memories of one of mine* (and less fond of another which was far worse quality). Remembering the girls in their dress versions also raise a wistful sigh.


*not the dress style, I hasten to add.
 

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