Teddy boys-- late 40's and 50's-- working class British adolescents who adopted styles in menswear that had a somewhat Edwardian flavor. More

Teddy boys-- late 40's and 50's-- working class British adolescents who adopted styles in menswear that had a somewhat Edwardian flavor. More

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

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

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

Teddy Boys - Working class British young men who adopted dandy styles from the Edwardian period.

Teddy Boys - Working class British young men who adopted dandy styles from the Edwardian period.

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

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

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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 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.

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

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

I love how dark and moody this image is as I feel it really portrays the Teddy Boy look, I may take this into consideration for my portrait. I also like the idea of the cigarette as I feel it adds a very rebellious feel, paired together with the slick back hair and the Teddy Boy suit.

I love how dark and moody this image is as I feel it really portrays the Teddy Boy look, I may take this into consideration for my portrait. I also like the idea of the cigarette as I feel it adds a very rebellious feel, paired together with the slick back hair and the Teddy Boy suit.

Anzug etc streng und zerstörter oder verrückter background - The Edwardian Teddy Boy - British Teddy Boy History

Anzug etc streng und zerstörter oder verrückter background - The Edwardian Teddy Boy - British Teddy Boy History

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