Teddy Girl series by Ken Russell, 1955 *Styled after the 1950’s “The last of the teddy girls” a photo series by Ken Russell
I am not-so-subtly obsessed with the Edwardian-influenced, tough chic of the Teddy girls. They all look like would kick your ass and then reapply their lip...
Teddy girls are so freaking cute. Forever jealous
Of North: teddy girl
womens, rockabilly, | move, baby, move.
bobby soxers rocking rolled up man pants. yes.
Elsie, 15, and Rose Hendon with Mary Toovey and Jean Rayner, 14, in front of the Seven Feathers Club in Edenham Street, North Kensington.
leather jackets, lipstick, cigarettes
Courtesy of my roommate, who clearly already knows what I like. #history #androgyny
this is like in "coco before chanel" when coco takes her man's tie, ties it, and chops it off...
Modern take on Teddy Girls, 1950s bad girl style from across the pond.
Teddy Girl by thirdrailboutique on Polyvore featuring Chloe, Yumi, Glamorous, Flamingos, Tory Burch
‘Ken Russel’s series of documentary “Teddy Girl” c.1955
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.
“She loved to walk down the street with a book under her arm. It had the same significance for her as an elegant cane for the dandy a century ago. It differentiated her from others.” – Milan Kundera
We trace the history of the 50s girl gangs that rebelled against austerity, trading in their ration books for Edwardian frills: http://www.anothermag.com/fashion-beauty/8064/teddy-girls-the-style-subculture-that-time-forgot