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

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.

The guys weren’t so bad either – looking at you, boy on the left. | 17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And G

17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And Girls

The guys weren’t so bad either – looking at you, boy on the left. | 17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And G

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.

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. 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.

In the 1950's "the teddy boy" was a young man of a subculture characterized by a style of dress based on Edwardian fashion and a liking for rock and roll music.

In the 1950's "the teddy boy" was a young man of a subculture characterized by a style of dress based on Edwardian fashion and a liking for rock and roll music.

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.

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.

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