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Skins

Derek Ridgers’ new book, ‘Skinheads 1979-1984’ offers perhaps the most comprehensive snapshot to date of a youth culture, and a country, in crisis.

As a photo essay it is little short of remarkable, capturing the boredom and ennui of its young skinhead subjects as they gather for bank holiday weekend seaside jollies or just generally loaf about London streets with little to do but strike the expected poses – straight arm salutes, white power insignia, swastika T shirts. 431 more words

Return of the Rudeboy

Primped, preened, fine and dandy.  Vintage epaulettes, masonic pins, fob chains, shirt boxes, ‘Sunday best’ comb collections housed in a pristine leather case.  You get the picture.  465 more words