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.

Teddy Boys

Teddy Boys British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period

Teddy Boy is a British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period, styles which Savile Row tailors had attempted to re-introduce in Britain after World War II.The subculture started in London in the 1950s, and rapidly spread across the UK, soon becoming strongly associated with American rock and roll

Teddy Boy is a British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that…

Teddy boy Pado Kenny with partner and child in Bachelor's Walk, Dublin, in 1985, taken from 'Where were you,' a book of street style in Dublin

LOOK AT THE CREEPERS Teddy boy Pado Kenny with partner and child in Bachelor's Walk, Dublin, in taken from 'Where were you,' a book of street style in Dublin

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

17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And Girls

Teddy Boys created fashion that was specifically for the youth for the first time. Originating in Britain, these were young men who wore clothing with a slight Edwardian flare.

vintage everyday: 20 Vintage Photos of Dapper British Teddy Boys and Girls from…

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