Well-heeled rebellion

Sign from the George Hotel Ballroom in 1954, reading:

Why? Because they might be Teddy Boys and Teddy Girls: the young 1950s rebels who gave smart clothes a bad name.

Messy Nessy Chic tells the story of this disillusioned group of post-war teens wonderfully.

A 'Teddy Girl' sporting a formal hairdo, shirt, blazer and slacks, slouching in an industrial area while smoking a cigarette

 

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