This to me screams what subcultures are all about. These are punks from the 70's or any subcultures. In the search for identity in the formative youth years, a sense of belonging is imperative to the development of a young person. Young people have always had a desire to rebel against the older generation and dressing in a sense that pisses their parents/society/moral guardians off could somehow justify their membership in the group. By dressing the same and
Greasers were a predominately white ethnic youth subculture that originated in the 1950s among young northeastern and southern United States street gangs. The style and subculture then became popular among other types of people, as an expression of rebellion.