This shows the style of the greasers, with big flowey skirts and tight tops with cat eye sunglasses for the girls and tight jeans and leather for the boys.

This shows the style of the greasers, with big flowey skirts and tight tops with cat eye sunglasses for the girls and tight jeans and leather for the boys.

Teddy boy. Remember, kids, smoking isn't cool.

Interview with Designer Angie Chuang on "Teddy Girls and Bois" Collection

Teddy boys-- late 40's and 50's- Think this has to be my favourite fashion sense for men from this time!!

Teddy boys-- late 40's and 50's- Think this has to be my favourite fashion sense for men from this time!!

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.

Teddy boys. These boys were a part of subculture that like to dress similar to dandies in the Edwardian period.

Teddy boys. These boys were a part of subculture that like to dress similar to dandies in the Edwardian period.

In the 1950's "the teddy boy" was a young man of a subculture characterized by a style of dress based on Edwardian fashion and a liking for rock and roll music.

In the 1950's "the teddy boy" was a young man of a subculture characterized by a style of dress based on Edwardian fashion and a liking for rock and roll music.

Images from the 1950s and later of Teddy boys and Rockabilly girls

Festival Bound With Floral Crowns

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