Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Teddy Girls

The rockers in postwar Britain were called "Teddy Boys" because they adapted Edwardian-era styling cues (drainpipe trousers, long coats, etc.) to American rockabilly fashion. It's a scene that survived the fifties, kept going through the sixties, seventies, and is still around today. The women in the photos were the Teddy Girls

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Mods and rockers duuuuuude! Mods and Rockers! Where's my vespa??