During my many years on this planet, my interests in the kind of women that I’ve dated have evolved. For example, when I was 18, I thought it was really cool that I went on a date with a stripper. Turns out, she was the worst fucking person ever. She was a moron, pretty racist and she didn’t even appreciate the chain restaurant we went to. What gives? At my most fruitful, I barreled my way through “the scene” and now I’m Eskimo brothers with dudes who are my really good friends or prominent old hardcore bros (sometimes there’s the crossover). When you get to be my age, you start to appreciate someone who has their shit together and you find that your arguments are centered around doing the dishes or who has to take out the trash. Boring? Only if you’re a 26 year old dude who still cares about No Idea bands and you’re desperately trying to get your distro off the ground.
Even though I’ve long put away the want to date punk girls, I have a soft spot in my heart for Skinhead ladies.
[she's rocking that Ashlee Simpson-esque look, but tuff!]
Now, for full disclosure, I’m not a big fan of the white laces (due to being brown and they would probably want to kill me, or worse, send me back to SE Asia), but black lace ladies are awesomesauce.
[prolly into the black laces -- no pun intended]
I don’t know if it’s the not-so-subtle androgynous looks or the Chelsea haircuts, but it’s surely not the fact that I could give two flying fucks about politics, proletariat matters or the music of Cock Sparrer or Billy Bragg. Not really my thing, but there’s something to be said about a girl who can rock some Fred Perry/Ben Sherman shit like it’s nobody’s business.
[obvi, dudes need to kill their suspender game. she's got it on lock]
Now skins do have their downside: musical tastes, being soccer fans (I live in America, it’s fucking soccer), and being English (for the most part), but these are traits that I can look past. What can I say? I’m not a totally shallow motherfucker.
Is there a market for skinhead pr0n? Do you secretly love “England Belongs to Me?” Why is Less than Jake a better band than Madness?