Teddy boys. These boys were a part of subculture that like to dress similar to dandies in the Edwardian period.

Teddy Boys Subculture - A group of young boys showing off their rebellious styles and attitudes, constantly trying to attract media attention through violence and subculture clashes.

Everything looks good when its in black and white.

- Brothel Creepers --------- Worn by 'Teddy Boys' (british youth that wore modified style of Edwardian clothes), creepers are still popular today and were a gateway for the platform sneaker.

Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit.  Following on from the Spivs and during the early 1950's some teenage gangs started to appear in the East End of London and they became known as Cosh Boys.

Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit.

The States had the Rockers - Levi's, t-shirts, switchblades, pompadours. The Brits had the Teddy Boys - Edwardian drape coats, brothel creepers, razors blades, and quiffs.

The Brits had the Teddy Boys - Edwardian drape coats, brothel creepers, razors blades, and quiffs.

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Fine and Dandy

- The Teddy Boys was a youth subculture in Britain - This is an inspired editorial.

Teddy Boys

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Teddy Girl series by Ken Russell, 1955  *Styled after the 1950’s “The last of the teddy girls” a photo series by Ken Russell                                                                                                                                                     More

"Always in style (even today!) Love the hair, too!" Teddy Girl series by Ken Russell, 1955 vintage style fashion retro street found girl in cigarette pants loafers sweater hair

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An entry from pretty begonia

My grandfather passed away a few years ago and I found this damaged pic of him as a badass teenager (middle). Are there any photoshop wizards that can help me out?

Teddy boy. Remember, kids, smoking isn't cool.

Interview with Designer Angie Chuang on "Teddy Girls and Bois" Collection

black and white, greasers, rockabilly, teddy boys , mens style

A VERY young Marc Bolan (on the right).

Young mod Marc Bolan photographed for London’s Town magazine knew Bowie started as a. Mod but had no idea about Bolan!

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