1950s London Teddy Girls

Hero Worship: 1950s London Teddy Girls

Teddy boys, you might have heard of them: a 50s subculture in London where young men would dress like Edwardian dandy meets American rock n' roller. This was pretty big across the pond, but didn't share the same fate in America. The lesser known Teddy girls were definitely not as prevalent in the British media, until photographer Ken Russell was introduced to one of London's girl gangs. These were work[...]