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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.

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

Teddy Boys - Teddy Boys originated in Britain; they created the first independent fashion for young people; jackets were longer with cuffed sleeves, waistcoats; trousers were well-cut and narrow.