Since my boyfriend forgot his old screenname and password on here, I'll talk for him.
He has two looks.
#1 He does a soft Moz type pomp. For this he simply uses mousse, hairspray, a medium size roll brush and a hairdryer. It takes about half an hour. It DOESN'T last the whole day and you basically can't fix it because of the load of hairspray in it.
#2. He's been sporting a Johnny Cash type pomp these days. He uses Murrays pomade which is the best. For picture of can scroll down to the very bottom. It can be found in the ethnic hair section. Takes half the time of the mousse & hairspray, lasts all day and you can touch it up if it gets messed up. The big drawback is that you really have to stick to that hairstyle because the grease does not wash out of your hair easily. This is good in a way because he can use less each day and makes the hair more managable.
The drawback for me obviously is that I have grease all over my pillowcases, passenger seat, brushes, etc. He also uses Hawleywood's Layrite Pomade. Less greasy, good hold, but Murrays is by far superior. So he'll mix the prodcuts together at times. I can't find any close ups of this pomp right now, but I do have this one. You can kinda see it.
The thing about holding the hair up - it's definitely true that spraying the pomade lasts for only a short while. If you use heat, a curling brush, and gel rather than pomade, you can spray it and it will stay.
Thing is, you have to spray the 'pomp' bit for about 4 seconds for three times, leaving time between each spray for it to dry.
In my experience, that technique makes the style lasts for about 7/8 hours. (the style I've got in my avatar).
I thought I'd post some pictures of the Morrissey hair, or my Morrissey hair, to be exact.
I would say this is an imitation of the quiff circa the Kill Uncle tour (or as I like to refer to it - The Great Denim Era). I've put some pictures at the bottom of the sort of quiff I'm trying to do at the moment. I suppose you could say that my hair is tidier that Moz's, but that's due to lack of skill, not for lack of trying.
And as for the sideburns, well, nature has not made a man of me yet