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Captivating Photos of a Teen Gang in '50s Brooklyn

love this girl... this is a series of photographs taken of 1950's teenaged gangsters.

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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.

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Greaser ponytail. Rockabilly girl. www.MadamPaloozaEmporium.com www.facebook.com/MadamPalooza

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from ModCloth Blog

Tough Threads: Taking Tips from Teddy Girls -

teddy girls - british style, created by working class working people / adopted mens wear that had an Edwardian flavor: longer jackets

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

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

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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.

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