The Fifties – Teddy Boys – Rockers or Shockers

Beetle-crushers/brothel creepers – shoes with very thick crepe soles. Flat Cap – Pretty self explanatory, though these were not the usual tweed or checked affairs commonly worn back then. I have it on reliable authority that they eventually morphed into the Rockers, of Mods and Rockers fame in the 1960s.

Teddy boys – A members of a youth subculture in 1950s – teddyboys

The drapes with collar, cuff and pocket trimmings, even narrower trousers, crepe soled shoes or beetle crushers and hairstyle heavily greased into a quiff and shaped into DA, or as it was popularly called, a ducks arse as it resembled one.

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