^^^LOL. @Despot: Speaking from the 80's perspective, it's exactly what MoM said. I lived in L.A. and San Diego where its 75 degrees or hotter most of the year. When you are young & into that scene, really the only clothes you own or care about are the things discussed in these threads. As a young skin you want to be identified as such, so you wear the clothes no matter what. If its day time & you're at the beach, that may translate to a bd with square bottom not tucked in with sta-press & smoothes instead of boots. It wasn't the most fuctional for hot/humid weather, but you didn't care. The same could be said about going to gigs in the "uniform". It's hotter than hell, humans all crammed up against each other, and you don't care as long as you are looking the part. That's kinda what I figured. I did door to door in TX in a suit in the summer I got used to being dripping with sweat all the time. Much respect for the skinheads!