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 bac
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.
Somehow there is a strange sort of glamour about this iconic photograph of a Teddy Boy taken in a street at Tottenham, Middlesex (North London) in 1954 and featured in the Picture Post article "The Truth about Teddy Boys"
key:teddy boys teddy boys style Ib spite of the gentlemanly style of dress (certainly compared to today), the Teds were a teenage youth culture out to shock their parents’ generation, and quickly became associated with trouble by the media.