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.

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

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.

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Fine and Dandy

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Alex Turner: frontman of Arctic Monkeys.

Slick is Back

Alex Turner of Arctic Money's GQ Photo Shoot

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic

Guide London Explores History of British Fashion style infographic

Teddy girls are so freaking cute. Forever jealous

Teddy girl : love the big bang and the thin tie on the shirt !

Edwardians, or “Teddy Boys” as they became known, are an English youth subculture that created a distinctive style by wearing clothes inspired by the Edwardian period that the tailors of Savile Row attempted to reintroduce after world war two.

From Ben Watts' Teddy Boy series. Ben is Naomi Watts' brother.

If only I was born in Britain and grew up during this time. I love the Teddy Girl style.

Teddy Girl.

If only I was born in Britain and grew up during this time. I love the Teddy Girl style.

Teddy Boy Suit | Amies, Edwin Hardy | V&A Search the Collections

Teddy Boy Suit

Teddy Boy Suit | Amies, Edwin Hardy | V&A Search the Collections

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.

The Edwardian-dandy inspired Teddy Boys of the '50s and '60s were the original rebels - with better clothes.

17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And Girls

Teddy Boys- "The Teds, as they called themselves, wore long drape jackets, velvet collars, slim ties and began to pair the look with thick rubber-soled creeper shoes and the ‘greaser’ hairstyles of their American rock’n’roll idols.

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.

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

The Edwardian Teddy Boy - British Teddy Boy History

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Vogue Hommes Japan: Issue Fall/Winter "Everyday is My Birthday" Editorial by Hedi Slimane: Vogue Hommes Japan’s issue features a fashion editorial shot by former Dior Homme creative director Hedi Slimane.

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.

Rockabilly Through The Ages

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"

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