The New Look (1947-1960)

With the rapid development of air travel in the post–World War II era, the almost instant transmission of news from one part of the world to another, and the transition from national to globally interdependent economies, the world became a much smaller place. It was no longer possible to understand the historical background of a period by examining developments only in Western Europe and North America.
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1950's teddy boys: a British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period, styles which Savile Row tailors had attempted to re-introduce in Britain after World War II. Strongly associated with American rock n roll

1950 teddy boy worn rock and roll style. They look like rock and roll band

James Dean  James Dean’s famous outfit of jeans, a leather jacket and a white T-shirt was the perfect costume to embody the rebellious spirit of his Rebel Without A Cause character, Jim Stark.

Top 10 Denim Idols

I first saw James Dean in 'Rebel' when I was 15 years old and I was immediately hooked on his natural style of acting. It was the infectious spirit of Mr Dean who inspired me to train as a method actor many years later.

1950s - Marlon Brando....one of my favorite actors back in the day

Marlon Brando in The Wild One. The Wild One is a 1953 outlaw biker film directed by László Benedek and produced by Stanley Kramer. It is famed for Marlon Brando's iconic portrayal of the gang leader Johnny Strabler.

Modern Marlon Brando in Indiana Jones

Modern Marlon Brando in Indiana Jones

The Modern James Dean Look

James Dean/ James Franco Thank god for this sexy incarnation. Dean was too young to die but Franco is making up for it! I don't think the first name was just a coincidence.

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