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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.

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.

A Teddy Boy dances with his girl at The Royalty Mecca Dance Hall, Tottenham, London 1954.

A Teddy Boy dances with his girl at The Royalty Mecca Dance Hall, Tottenham, London

Teddy Boy. London. 1950s.

A Teddy Boy lights a cigarette at the Mecca Dance Hall in Tottenham, London, in 1954 (Photo by Joseph McKeown/Getty Images).

A Teddy Girl, striking a pose

Pat Wilson posing with umbrella aloft. Cool Cats and Tom Boys: Ken Russell’s ‘The Last of the Teddy Girls’ - LightBox

Alec Cruickshank, a clerk in a City of London shipping office poses ready to go into the Mecca Dance Hall, Tottenham, Middlesex (North London) on 29th May 1954.

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

Teddy Boys Subculture - A group of young boys showing off their rebellious styles and attitudes, constantly trying to attract media attention through violence and subculture clashes.

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