HE IS best known as a movie maverick that spent his career pushing boundaries with flamboyant yet controversial films. But, before his ground-breaking directing work, Ken Russell turned his artistic eye to documenting teddy girls and boys in bombed-out London streets in the s. Equipped with a Rolleicord camera, the-then year-old freelance photographer wandered around the city capturing this fledgling youth subculture.
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Dior went back to the feisty Teddy Girls of s Britain for its vision of a feminist future in its Paris fashion week show Tuesday. With black leather jackets, long nipped-waist Dior "New Look" skirts with leather cumberbunds and tartan a-go-go, designer Maria Grazia Chiuri raided the wardrobes of the rebel girls of the early days of rock 'n' roll. The original royal rebel Princess Margaret -- a Dior addict -- and the proudly proletarian Teddy Girls who were the "queens of the ravaged landscape" of postwar Britain were the two pillars of the Italian creator's autumn winter collection. She took some of the most feminine clothes of the epoch -- kitten heels with black socks, shiny bucket hats and tight woollen sweaters -- and mixed them with a more masculine and sportswear silhouette.
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During WWII, England was in chaos, many towns, cities, and homes were destroyed, there were food shortages, and and social order was on pause. Once the war ended, people were eager to return back to their lives, but the post-war austerity didn't end until At this time, the youth subculture of 'The Ted's' aka Teddy Boys emerged.
Dior went back to the feisty Teddy Girls of s Britain for its vision of a feminist future in its Paris fashion week show Tuesday. She took some of the most feminine clothes of the epoch -- kitten heels with black socks, shiny bucket hats and tight woollen sweaters -- and mixed them with a more masculine and sportswear silhouette. Chiuri has been on something of a crusade during her time at the most feminine of French labels to make its famously chic clothes simple and adaptable enough for everyday wear. And you could easily imagine women wearing trainers under even the most intricate of dresses in this collection.
They formed gangs from East London to North Kensington and became high profile rebels in the media. But an important sub -subculture of the Teddy Boys, an unlikely female element, has remained all but invisible from historical records. Meet The Teddy Girls.