Real skinheads are not racist!! It originated with the reggae (of the Jamaican immigrants) fusion with mod (working class kids) in 60s uk. Many early skins were Jamaican, and many skins world wide are of every race and culture under the sun.
simplysuave: The Specials forever A great example of the contrast of fashion involved in the ska scene. although many of their fans wore typical skinhead fashions such as work boots, denim, and braces (or narrow suspenders), The Specials themselves, and many other ska bands, chose to dress more fashionably debonaire.