When The Teddy Boys Ruled

As long as we’re on the subject of men’s vintage fashion, we might as well bring up our all-time favorite male look: The British Teddy Boy. Inspired by Edwardian fashion and fueled by rock n’ roll, the Teds were the coolest. Their hair was strictly greaser, and there was more than a pinch of rockabilly – long jackets with velvet collars, embroidered vests, stovepipe pants, and creepers. They even had their own dance called “The Creep.” They all idolized the American singer Gene “Be-Bop-A-Lula “ Vincent. Be still my heart….

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