Teddy boys-- late 40's and 50's- Think this has to be my favourite fashion sense for men from this time!!

Teddy boys-- late and working class British adolescents who adopted styles in menswear with an Edwardian flavor.

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.

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 bac

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.

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Boys Smoking, Portland Road, North Kensington 1956 Photo: Roger Mayne Give me a cigaret

The 'Teddy Boy' was identified as the UK's first subcultural style after the war during the 50s. Their dress was Edwardian style inspired. They were seen in drainpipe trousers with a narrow bowtie and shoes with thick soles or winkle pickers.

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Somehow there is a strange sort of glamour about this iconic photograph of a Teddy Boy taken in a street at Tottenham, Middlesex (North London) in 1954 and featured in the Picture Post article "The Truth about Teddy Boys"

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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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?

Edwardian Fashion dandy | The Teds, as they called themselves, wore long drape jackets, velvet ...

key:teddy boys teddy boys style Ib spite of the gentlemanly style of dress (certainly compared to today), the Teds were a teenage youth culture out to shock their parents’ generation, and quickly became associated with trouble by the media.

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.

Teddy Boys.Teddy Boy is a British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period, styles which Savile Row tailors had attempted to re-introduce in Britain after World War II.

Teddy Boys British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period

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