The origins of Teddy Boys go back to the 40s, when the taylor Saville Row try to revive the Edwardian period (1901 to 1910) in the menswear.
The Teddy Boy fashion of the 50s has its origins in the reaction of the high class to the austerity imposed by labor goberment in the years after World War II.
At first Edwardian dress was introduced, trying to start a new style, aimed mainly at young people of the City’s aristocratic.
Essentially, consisted of long cloth coats, skinny pants but without sowing the socks and iron toecap shoes often used with fantasy vest. The shirt were white with cross shirt collar and tie with windsor knot.