"The Teddy Boy look" began in 1950's England when young men wore clothing inspired by the dandies of the Edwardian era. They were originally named "Cosh boys" until the Daily Express shortened 'Edwardian' to 'Teddy' for a headline in 1953, changing history.
by Amy Haben - 'll let you in on a secret. My mother was a 15 year old groupie in 1966. She would squeeze on her tightest mini shirt, throw on those white, knee high boots and stand in front of the local rock & roll radio station in Los Angeles urgently waiting for the band to show up. Her best friend would join her and their efforts paid off.