Teddy Girls

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[Groups of working class men and women in 1950s Britain adopted a strange fashion: they started wearing the clothing of upper-class aristocrats from generations before and mixed it with their own modern dress. Most of these photos are from Ken Russell’s photography.]

Photo by Ken Russell - January 1955 The last of the Teddy Girls Iris Thornton and Pat Wiles friend standing on some linoleum in front of upright rolls of flooring. ©2006 TopFoto/Ken Russell

Photo by Ken Russell – January 1955
The last of the Teddy Girls
Iris Thornton and Pat Wiles friend standing on some linoleum in front of upright rolls of flooring.
©2006 TopFoto/Ken Russell

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Teddy Girls

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