teds

   Teds, or teddy boys, were a youth subculture of the mid-1950s. Teds were working-class young men who adapted the clothes of the Edwardian dandy, hence their collective name. Ted clothing included drape jackets, ‘drainpipe’ trousers and crêpe-soled shoes known as brothel creepers. Teddy boys were criticized for their overtly macho behaviour, for their love of rock ’n’ roll, and for their tendency to form violent gangs which were prone to vandalism. Teds saw this behaviour as a way of relieving the boredom of their work, which was invariably unskilled labour. Many Teds rode motorcycles, and many became rockers in the early 1960s.
   See also: mods
   STUART BORTHWICK

Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture . . 2014.

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