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.
17 Vintage Pictures Of Dapper British Teddy Boys And Girls
The Edwardian-dandy inspired Teddy Boys of the '50s and '60s were the original rebels - with better clothes.
Teddy Girl series by Ken Russell, 1955 *Styled after the 1950’s “The last of the teddy girls” a photo series by Ken Russell More
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.
Everything looks good when its in black and white.
Guide London Explores History of British Fashion #style #infographic
James Potter, Sirius Black, Peter Pettigrew and Remus Lupin || July 21, 1977
An entry from pretty begonia
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.