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.

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Rare Pics Of The Infamous '50s London Girl Gang Are Unbelievably Cool

Rare Pics Of The Infamous '50s London Girl Gang Are Unbelievably Cool

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Youth Meeting, May 9, 1932 Children from the East End of London hold a meeting to discuss their day in the countryside, for which the Hoxton Market Mission is organising an appeal fund. Long-gone East End London - Telegraph

Youth Meeting, May 9, 1932 Children from the East End of London hold a meeting to discuss their day in the countryside, for which the Hoxton Market Mission is organising an appeal fund. Long-gone East End London - Telegraph

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A group of teddy boys enjoy an evening out at the Mecca Dance Hall in Tottenham, London, 1954

A group of teddy boys enjoy an evening out at the Mecca Dance Hall in Tottenham, London, 1954

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