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

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.

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

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.

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.

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

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

The guys weren’t so bad either – looking at you, boy on the left. | 17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys......NICE PIC OF THE VINTAGE 50's

The guys weren’t so bad either – looking at you, boy on the left. | 17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys......NICE PIC OF THE VINTAGE 50's

An early 1960's Mod was Marc Bolan (later 1970's Rock Star) seen here wearing a typical mohair suit, round collar shirt with leather waistcoat.

An early 1960's Mod was Marc Bolan (later 1970's Rock Star) seen here wearing a typical mohair suit, round collar shirt with leather waistcoat.

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